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Developing New Behaviors

A chief officer is driving his CEO nuts with constant overtalking. Through thought exercises and prompts for self-talk from his coach, he begins learning how to be more concise.

“I hate chat” is a familiar refrain. Yet, to advance, this social lubricant is a “must have.” This episode gives four concrete behaviors that will allow you to wade into a room with grace.

We express ourselves in a bandwidth that’s comfortable. When someone’s expressive bandwidth becomes too narrow, we struggle to listen to them. Here are tools to expand your bandwidth.

“She needs a stronger presence” was the feedback about Terri. She engaged in coaching to build those muscles. This episode has nine behaviors to help you build a stronger presence.

The single most important source of distrust is uncovered and discussed in this episode. Two behaviors leaders can exhibit to deepen trust are also discussed. Crucial tools for leaders’ toolkits.

A leader, thinking her coaching homework was too simple, discovers a challenge and a reward that are both unexpected. She learns two factors that are crucial for creating long-lasting behavioral change.

Crucial to executive presence, speed of thought can be developed. Like building any muscle, it takes discipline and repetition. This episode gives you a workout regimen to acquire this critical skill.

Do you ever have trouble following people when they’re speaking? Everyone can be tough to follow sometimes – even you. This episode gives you a tool to help you stay on track with your own thoughts.

You can’t sound your best if you get up and wing it. Want to convey ideas and information with impact? Learn to ask yourself the three questions here to sound well-spoken.

Dale Carnegie wrote we all have a favorite word: our name. We feel positively about someone who hears our name for the first time and uses it back. The five action steps here will boost your ability to remember names.

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