Making An Online Presentation Like A Pro

Making an online presentation is no longer the exception, it’s the norm. And even after COVID-19 passes us by, giving an online presentation will be a required skill for any leader, sales & marketing professional, or consultant. But are the…

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Effective Leadership in Turbulent Times

In turbulent times like these, effective leadership sets the tone and direction for an organization. Nerves are on edge and uncertainty can decrease productivity, but an effective leader can motivate others to remain calm and keep the larger vision in…

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Top 7 Business Frameworks

Frameworks play an important role in helping consultants and business leaders approach organizational problems from different angles. They provide structure that inform day-to-day operational decisions and strategy. They do this both on a micro and macro level. Business frameworks aid…

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Executive Presence

We all know people who have that undeniable ‘pizzazz’, an attractive flair or charisma to them that is appealing. They walk into the room and know how to command attention, as well as how to empower others. They instill confidence…

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GE McKinsey Matrix

The GE McKinsey Matrix is an excellent tool. It allows organizations to conduct effective portfolio planning based on the strength and industry attractiveness of each business unit. This nine-box matrix was created by McKinsey in the 1970s to help General…

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Effective Meeting Strategies

Meetings, meetings, meetings. Sometimes it seems like the world is run on meetings – and it kind of is. But not all managers run effective meetings. Harvard Business Review says the average executive spends about 23 hours a week in…

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Types of Leadership: Position vs Influence

There are two types of leaders. We’ve all experienced both types at some point in our careers. There is the leader who solely relies on his or her position to lead but doesn’t know how to effect real change. Then…

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Teamwork Skills: Increasing What Employers Value

Talking about teamwork skills might not conjure up the most exciting feelings but building teamwork skills is paramount for creating a high performing team that consistently achieves goals and exceeds expectations. You have probably heard the old (and trite) adage…

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