Power of the Purse

The Power of the Pause

  Hit the snooze button! Think before you speak! Re-read your emails before sending! Count to 10 when angry! Take a deep breath! Pause in these situations and you may save the day.  Pause in your presentation and you will make a great impression. ~Pausing is dynamic tool your presentation delivery.~ Here’s a perfect example:  While watching a trailer for …

Best Employees

Best Employees – Who?

While listening to Fresh Air on NPR recently, I was captivated by a top Fortune 500 manager’s statement that some of his best employees are former athletes and performers. Why? Because they know how to show up! You’ve likely heard the of the US Postal service motto: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers …

Go ahead…Try on Toby!

With a tilt down of her head, an eyebrow lifted and a glare out of her right eye, my grandmother admonished me with, “Don’t mumble.” Back then, I mumbled to annoy her. I didn’t understand the ramifications. Now, I do. Mumble and… No one can understand what you are saying. The sounds that are heard are annoying. If someone wants to …