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When the same word crops up over and over in someone’s feedback report, it’s arresting. The one word that cropped up repeatedly for Ahmad was “abrasive.” I understood why. Ahmad was absolute. “That was the best training ever,” he said about a seminar he attended….

Brian called me early one morning as he drove to work. The day before, while he and I were working on a presentation for his company’s investors, he’d come up with an analogy for the company that he thought was powerful. Incorporating it into the…

Have you seen “Groundhog Day?” This classic movie stars Bill Murray as a man who wakes up each day condemned to relive, moment by moment, the day he lived yesterday. No matter what he does to create a new experience, everyone around him behaves in…

After years and years working as a television actor, I’d beaten the odds. I was supporting my family, had bought a home and put my daughter in private school. All without ever waiting tables or parking cars! I’d also learned to accept that working actors…

“I often feel unequal when I go into meetings,” Cheryl said. As Vice President of Consumer Products at a Hollywood studio, Cheryl was getting feedback that when she spoke she was hard to follow and appeared scattered in her thinking.“Tell me more about feeling unequal,”…

Roland is a dapper Australian. In conversation his language is a seamless stream of delightful metaphors and analogies. People love listening to Roland. Except when he presents.In front of groups, Roland is plagued with “um’s.” Unable to change this annoying habit, he came to me….

I recently attended a personal growth workshop. The morning of the first day, the leader read a list of behaviors she wanted us to commit to. One was about confidentiality, another was about respectful interactions and so on. One I particularly liked was about punctuality….

  Karen’s mandate from her division president was to “be more executive.” A natural relationship builder, Karen originally thought being more executive meant holding people more accountable and being more efficient with time.

Can you think of anything you do that is its very best the first time you do it? I’m not talking about something where you’re the receiver like reading a mystery or tasting a new food, but some act that you perform. Is there an…

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