The Four Quadrants of Public Speaking

The Four Quadrants of Public Speaking

When we think about public speaking, most of us tend to think of standing and speaking to other people while being physically in the same space, or maybe talking at or with just one or two other people we know, again, in person. Here’s the reality: Being physically...
Leading Change Reprised

Leading Change Reprised

Suspense. Is it a bad thing or a good thing? Some people won’t watch a suspenseful movie or read a suspenseful book. Others won’t read or watch unless there IS suspense.  Suspense is that sense of fear and excitement we feel when something is unknown. When we...
Are You Like Most People?

Are You Like Most People?

(A version of this post was originally published here on December 17, 2017.) Here is a little quiz for you: the phrase “seek first to understand, then to be understood” comes from which of the following? The LEAD 24/7 segment on high-impact listening. The...
How Successful Are You Now?

How Successful Are You Now?

In my post last month I referenced three different definitions of success. Here is the short version of the three definitions: The outcome-based definition The process-based definition The identity-based definition If you read that post, you know I applied these...