Category: Other Blogs

Being virtually present: Ten things you can do that make all the difference.

Technology was already becoming a big part of our lives prior to COVID 19, but when the virus reached pandemic levels, the transition to a virtual world accelerated.  Many of us now find ourselves communicating solely online.

For those of you who had already been working remotely, the adaptation is not as drastic. However if you were used to giving presentations, having meetings with customers, and/or meeting with your team in person,

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Collaborate & Lead Remotely: Tips & Techniques

Hoping that you are keeping well and staying strong through this testing time in all our lives!

 

I’m happy to say all my programs, including Executive Presence & Personal Branding, are available virtually. 

I also wanted to share details about my Maximizing Your Virtual Impact offering. I have been doing this as both a 45-minute webinar and 90-minute training.

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We Are All On TV: Virtual Meetings

In the last few weeks, our homes have become our offices and virtual meetings have replaced the boardroom and other face-to-face encounters.

 MAXIMIZE YOUR ON SCREEN PRESENCE: Tips and techniques to ensure you come across with confidence and competence in your virtual meetings. (Now also available as a virtual keynote, webinar and individual coaching).

We now see our colleagues not as life-sized but as heads and shoulders in a boxes on our screens.

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REZOOM! It’s tough but critical

There’s no question that all of our lives have been disrupted in a myriad of ways. The question is how are we all coping? What do we need to be doing to ensure that we are as well prepared as possible to deal with the situation we find ourselves in? In other words, how given the challenges are we resuming our work and lives to deal with the new normal? Given the important role that video conferencing is now playing in our lives,

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Does Your Response to Feedback Help or Hurt You?

Beatriz Rodriguez, the Chief Diversity Officer at the Home Depot, says that the ability to accept feedback in a calm, gracious, and accepting way is essential if you are going to get ahead professionally.

She goes on to say that women can be particularly sensitive when it comes to receiving feedback. She suggests that women should not only say “Thank you” when someone takes the time to volunteer feedback, but that everyone should actively seek it. 

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The Greater Impact of Truly Listening

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to speak at  TEDxEmory . The overall theme
was What Makes Your Heart Beat? My topic was Owning Your Confidence: How to
Overcome Nervousness and Exude Confidence in High-Stakes Situations. I discussed
several practical techniques to help you excel in even the most stressful of
situations. They are practices I’ve developed over many years of being on television
and speaking professionally around the world,

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