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Self Awareness: Recognizing all your strengths

In the new book The Art of Doing: How Super Achievers Do What They Do and How They Do It So Well, the authors argue that the single common thread of effectiveness and productivity amongst diverse do-ers such as Zappos’ CEO Tony Hsieh and high-wire artist Philippe Petit is a strong quality of self-awareness. We … Continued

A quality agenda…

I recently took part in a couple of days of meetings where we were writing material deliverable to clients. What was notable about the vibe of the meetings themselves, though, was the quality of interpersonal communication and the clarity of the agenda set by the meetings’ organizer. The tone of the interpersonal communication was friendly, … Continued

“At the end of the day” the latest filler phrase

At the end of the day, how um often do we ahhhh hear a speeeeeaker like um use lots of um fillers when they ah communicate? At the end of the day, it can be quite distracting! Fillers are an epidemic not just in formal presentations, but in video-conferences and tele-conferences as well. FYI- Filler … Continued

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