What is Professional Presence?

Most influential people exude an aura that shows they deserve attention and respect. A few simple strategies can help command positive regard.

Stay current. Stay on top of current events. To be perceived as intelligent, a person must have something intelligent to say. Read, read, read. Read trade journals, relevant newsletters, magazines and the local and […]

What is Professional Presence?2020-03-20T12:46:26-05:00

Do I Dare Delegate?

You may be the most highly skilled person in your organization.  You may have the education, experience, and expertise. We all like things done and done right. So, do you dare delegate?

The answer is yes, you can dare to delegate. There are several factors that you should assess when determining whether or not you should delegate.

The first […]

Do I Dare Delegate?2020-03-20T12:46:29-05:00

Am I not listening?

People are hearing, but may not be listening. There are many types of non-listening behaviors.

Pseudo-listening, where it looks like you are listening, but you are not. It is an imitation of the real thing.

Another is stage-hogging. This is when a person, turns every topic of conversation to themselves, instead of showing interest in the other […]

Am I not listening?2020-03-20T12:46:29-05:00

What do ethics have to do with leadership?

Ethics, character, moral intelligence…some people think these concepts seem old-fashioned.  Some leaders cut corners, bend the rules, or shade the truth because they are afraid they might miss opportunities.

Leaders need to build their reputation on an ethical foundation.  When the economy gets tough and it gets harder and harder to hit the numbers, sometimes ethics […]

What do ethics have to do with leadership?2020-03-20T12:46:30-05:00

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