Words of wisdom you can implement in a minute or less!
“The power for creating a better future is contained in the present moment: You create a good future by creating a good present.”
— Author Eckhart Tolle
This month I have a 10-second tip for you. Ready? Leave your Blackberry or phone in your desk when you go to your next meeting, workshop, or Town Hall event. Show people that you are most concerned with what is happening right here, right now. Set the example of presence. When we poll participants in our Executive Presence seminars, they overwhelmingly agree that it distracts them when other people use their devices during meetings. Some even feel marginalized or disrespected when the leader treats his or her device as more important than the people in the room. They also agree that most days their work would not suffer greatly if they left their own devices in their desk more often. Try it…