You only get one chance
We’ve been talking a lot about Executive Communications and Executive Presence in my Executive Mentoring Group in the past few months.
When I talk about communicating with executives, I always say that you only get one chance. Read More
First, a story…
When I started my first executive job, in my first 2 weeks, I did 1-1 meetings with more than 100 people. I talked about why, and what happened in my TEDx talk.
But the thing I want to talk about today, is that after that, I wanted to find a way to continue communicating with people as individuals, but I certainly could not make a habit of doing 50+ 1-1 meeting every week! Read More
Communication vs. Conversation
One of the big aha’s of my career as a business executive, is that no one actually listens to you!
As executives, we like to think that when we have just announced a compelling new strategy, initiative, or transformation, that people not only listened, but have internalized it, and are ready to take action. Read More
A few years ago, I read an article that really stuck with me. I can’t find it again now, but let me paraphrase and share with you the part that stood out.
What is the impact of listening? Read More
This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Critical Business Conversations.
If you missed it you can download the recording.
Members of Azzarello group can download this webinar for free.
Conversations move business forward
As I work with executives at many companies, one of the things I notice that makes the most effective leaders and teams really stand out, is their ability to have the right conversations. Read More
One of the challenges we must all decide for ourselves in our work, with various pressures from unique sources is, “How responsive do I need to be?”
We live in an always on, always connected, global work environment.
What is really happening here?
In my recent TEDx talk: Reclaiming Humanity at Work, I told a story about how when I started a new executive level job, that I wasn’t sure exactly what I was supposed to be doing. Read More
Will your strategy stall before it even starts?
One of the basic hazards I see that stops strategy dead in its tracks is a lack of real conversation about it.
Executives can be very clear on what they want to accomplish and think that have been very clear with their organization about what must be done and why. Read More
I had the great privilege of doing a TEDx talk in Asbury Park NJ a few weeks ago.
My subject was “Reclaiming Humanity at Work”.
Where’s the video?
Many of you have been asking when the video will be available online. Read More
Awhile back, I wrote an article called Learning a second language as an adult, and shared some language learning resources.
I got a lot of positive response to that article, so I thought I would share an update. Read More