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When we get back to normal

When we get back to normal

p The Newest New Normal... As we start to emerge from the pandemic, I'm hearing the phrase "the new normal" a lot and I don't like it. What does that even mean? The "new normal...?" To me, it means a nice blouse, jewelry, and makeup (for the webcam frame), and pajama...

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Here’s Lookin’ at You!

Here’s Lookin’ at You!

What do we really see when we observe you online? Recently, I've been teaching quite a few virtual Presence and Presentation Skills workshops where we focus specifically on our virtual interactions, either by phone or via videoconferencing, and there has been a great...

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Looking forward to feeling good

Looking forward to feeling good

Coach others for a mood boost, and get free coaching for yourself...read on. To say 2020 has been stressful is an understatement, and you don't need me to list the stressors. You live them. Some of us are coping by tuning out emotionally, and then we feel guilty for...

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When You’re Stuck

When You’re Stuck

How I Broke Out of the Box Yes, it's been a while since you've heard from me. Truth is, I had a bad case of writer's block. First time since I started this monthly newsletter seven years ago. I sat down at my computer many times to write. Nothing. Nada. Zilch. But...

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“I Y Q!” “I Y Q, 2!” (Confused? Read it aloud!)

“I Y Q!” “I Y Q, 2!” (Confused? Read it aloud!)

Likeability, Presence, and Leadership I've been coaching a serious-minded young executive on the value of likeability. A few days ago, inspired by that conversation, I started to write this article on likeability, and was thrilled to see that the Wall Street Journal...

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Meetings and Moods: How to Influence through Emotion

Meetings and Moods: How to Influence through Emotion

It's well known that our moods are contagious. In fact, Googling "contagious emotions research" yielded 6,360,000 hits! And while the research continues to explore why we pick up on others' emotions, there is no doubt that we do. Therefore, as a presenter or meeting...

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