Monthly Archives: March 2012

Climbing to the Summit of Leadership

A client, the CEO of a North American subsidiary of an international company, made the climb to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro this past month.  While technically one “walks” to the top of this East African iconic peak, this is … Continue reading

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Would You Take A Vacation Without Reservations?

If you are taking a vacation, you choose the destination and then make flight and hotel reservations and arrange for a rental car. If you show up at the airport or hotel, or rental car counter without reservations, the likelihood … Continue reading

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5 Secrets to Persuasive Communications

You’re preparing to speak to your Board of Directors, present a budget for approval, launch a new initiative or rally the troops in the office. It’s clear that each of these endeavors requires a persuasive conversation. Like most business people, … Continue reading

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Is Fear of Failure a Formula for Success? Ask Sara Blakely!

Ms. Blakely is the founder of Spanx. Many of us (especially men) may wonder what Spanx is. On the surface the company created the new “shapewear” undergarment category that Sara pioneered. She is also the hottest ticket on the media circuit. … Continue reading

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