It’s a new day, a new year, and I’m wondering, where do you want your career journey to take you? I ask not so much with your “technical” skills in mind, but rather, your human skills.
Here’s an inspiring truth: We often do our best work and have the most powerful impact when we learn to let our inner leader shine. Like the best leaders, that means learning to communicate in ways that spark and encourage great ideas; drive the business forward; and build caring, compassionate working relationships.
We know she’s rock a star—and so does everyone who connects with her. Recently, PowerSpeaking, Inc.’s Owner and President Mary McGlynn was awarded a prestigious and heartfelt “Spirit” award for her work with ISA/The Association of Learning Providers.
When you have an opportunity to introduce yourself in a business setting, do you do it in a way that sets you apart and makes you memorable? Or do you simply state your job title along with a bit of job-description language? In this video blog PowerSpeaking, Inc. CEO Carrie Beckstrom and Master Facilitator Isabel Walker talk about a winning approach to articulating your “Unique Value Proposition.”
You want to show your team you think they did a great job, so during a virtual meeting you give them an enthusiastic “thumbs up” gesture. Whoops. You may have just insulted half of them. Common gestures in one country often mean a completely different thing in another.