4 Easy Group Conversation Tips

4 Easy Group Conversation Tips

If you feel right at home in the office setting, yet are tenuous and feel uncomfortable in a social gathering, practice these tips: 1. Talk about topics other than business: Include topics the opposite sex can appreciate. Example: One of my husband’s bosses showed his...

Little Things Make a Big Difference as You Exude Your Brand

It’s often the little things that can derail us and cause “brand busters.” For example:  If you are dressed to perfection but use profanity in the office – it’s a brand buster! If you have a leadership position but have not updated your clothing style – it’s a brand...

Let Your Professional Presence Be Socially Graceful

  Along with this season come lots of opportunities to show that you know what to do and say in social situations. Here are a few tips taken from my book: Corporate Protocol.   TIPS FOR THE GOOD GUEST Your actions are being observed, so use your best manners...

Professional Presence: How to Exude Your Personal Brand

 How Do You Show Up?     You say so much before you open your mouth! Your image – your professional presence – is the outward manifestation of a strong personal brand. Whether we like it or not, research concludes that people DO judge you by how you look, act,...

About Your Presence: Do You REALLY Listen?

                                                            You’ve heard it before, but it bears repeating: many of us may have taken courses in speech or public speaking – in high school, college or in our professional lives. But none of us – or a rare few –...