I am noticing something interesting in the pandemic about communicating.
There is great disparity between how various people show up to meetings on video conferences.
Before the pandemic I wrote an article about increasing your effectiveness while working remotely and included the video below. Read More
I did a webinar earlier this week on Remote Working Strategies. There’s a link below if you are interested in the replay.
In that webinar I shared this picture above showing me in 3 different stages of camera ready or not. Read More
Every few weeks, I have conversation with someone who says, something like,
“I’ve been reading your blog and listenting to your webinars for years, do you ever do corporate work? ” or
“Do you ever consider doing speaking engagements?” or
“I didn’t realize you wrote a book!” Read More
My recent blog post, Get Over It. Turn Your Camera On drew so much feedback and so many comments that I wanted to take an opportunity to follow up.
The world seems to be split into two groups on this:
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The Dreaded “Video Phone”
If you did not grow up with a camera phone, you probably remember the days of thinking about the absolute horror of a video phone.
“Can you imagine that if when people called you at home, they could see what you look like? Read More
The Business Value of Good Managers
If you want to positively impact the bottom line in your business, there is one thing that will make a bigger difference than almost anything else: Insist that all of your managers are good managers. Read More
Last week I wrote about being more strategic by giving yourself time to think — in fact, scheduling time to think.
And I emphasized the fact that if you don’t schedule it, it won’t happen.
But the reality is, even if you do schedule this time, it can still be hard to make it happen. Read More
This is a short blog, with an important point:
When and why should you leave a job?
Caveat: This is advice for someone who is wanting to advance their career.
If you are happy in your job and you don’t care about advancement, good for you! Read More
Last week in my blog, I wrote about increasing productivity by engaging people’s humanity by Starting with Laughter. This was the most quoted snippet:
If you respect people’s humanity and give them a chance to warm up and situate themselves in the context of what is happening, you are far more likely to build trust, get buy-in, and get people ready to do the hard work.
Those of you who are members of my Executive Mentoring Group might have noticed that I sign off the weekly challenge emails with the word, “Avanti!”
I’d like to take a minute to explain this because I love this word for a number of reasons. Read More