perception

Monday Morning Leadership Q&A – 8/28/17

  Client Question:   “My project was implemented, but we have a few issues that we need to address.  I feel like it isn’t being perceived as a success.” Although there is a ton of planning that goes into launching a new product, system or project, there are still some things that could go wrong.  You do what you can to proactively prepare for those things, but you may not be able to prevent all issues from occurring. Big implementations have…
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Do You Want to Get in the Game or Sit on the Bench?

I saw a clip last night of the UCONN Women’s Basketball Coach, Geno Auriemma talking about the importance of body language in a game. “We put a huge premium on body language,” Auriemma said. “And if your body language is bad, you will never get in the game. Ever. I don’t care how good you are.” The Coach has set this expectation with his team and for him this applies whether you are in the game or sitting on the…
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Monday Morning Leadership Q&A – 3/20/17

Monday Morning Leadership

  Today’s Question: What is a personal brand and do I need one? I first heard of a personal brand years ago when someone came to speak at a personal development session that I attended. I wasn’t sure what it was and didn’t know if it was important for me to have one. Generally brands are thought of in terms of a company or product. Brands will leverage a commercial jingle, symbols or product design to set themselves apart from…
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Monday Morning Leadership Q&A – 2/27/17

Monday Morning Leadership

​Today’s question:  “The team that I took over has had little to no exposure in front of senior management.   I know I need to help them get visibility.  Where do I start?” This type of situation has happened to me.  I took over a team that had been given no opportunities in front of senior management  and they were only allowed to interact with people on the phone. They were doing a lot of good work but no one knew…
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