If you had to create a list of your top 20 people to thank… who would be on your list?
Recently, I had the privilege of standing in service of nearly 2000 professional speakers at the National Speakers Association. It was mixed emotion, initially terrified, then scared however on the day I was beyond excited … a weird combination.
To stand on sacred ground of the NSA main stage was a big deal for this little Aussie. Hundreds of people helped me get ready for that day.
It made me think of my ‘list’ …
Ever had someone say ‘can I give you some feedback?’… And they don’t’ wait… they just launch into their opinions!
Feedback is an interesting topic of conversation. Recently I had an awesome opportunity to work with a client that is way outside what I would normally do. It was …
Have you ever heard the term ‘Thought Leader’ and wondered what it was and who gets to call themselves that? Those in thought leadership can shape and shift the ideas, perspectives and ideas in others.
They don’t just know something, they are known for something.
How can you embrace your …
Have you ever Googled yourself? Your future employers and recruiters have! Like it or not, your online presence is as important as the interview itself and has become common place for companies and recruiters to research online at some point during the screening process.
According to ExecuNet, up to 90% of recruiters conduct online …
I love brilliant, easy to apply productivity tips that will make an immediate impact in life, relationships and our day-to-day. This is why I wanted to share the blog: 12 Productivity Tips by author, speaker and leadership coach, Mark Sanborn. Read, apply and enjoy!
1. Carry a notebook …
If you travel a little (or maybe a lot) it can feel unproductive and frustrating. There are ways to make traveling more productive … systemize everything.
Get the tools – Consider purchasing quality luggage (love Briggs & Riley), noise canceling earphones (love Bose in ear buds to …
If you’re joining us at the National Speakers Association annual conference, being held this year in Washington, D.C., you’ll want to read the following post: Conference Tips for First Timers by guest blogger, Thom Singer. Strap on your seatbelts and get ready for a fun ride!
The first time you …
How many impromptu conversations have you found yourself in this week? What would you do in these situations?
- You’re asked a question you weren’t prepared for during a meeting.
- You’re approached by an executive who wants a quick update.
- You need to sell your idea in five minutes rather than
Australian’s are known to be friendly, laid back and they work hard… and play hard.
As an Aussie I am not good with authority or rules. My whole corporate life I had a reputation as someone who looked at things differently, who questioned everything and who could creatively find an …
You don’t have time to do everything, only time to do what matters.
Leaders of influence know people matter. To continue to reach out and connect with people around you and remind them they matter, we believe you can systemize thoughtfulness.
Here are a few strategies we use:…