Same Old Same Ol’

Same Old Same Ol’

There is an important change afoot in our world.  It affects you.  And I realized that the principles involved were worth sharing. First, the situation.  We are moving all of our backend systems and processes to a new server and method to support our new online...
New Year!

New Year!

It’s no secret that I love the New Years.  It’s a new opportunity.  A fresh start.  A reminder to leave behind the mistakes and problems of the past year.  It’s a chance to change.     This year I did something new, thanks to a friend/coach/mentor.  It’s a simple...
I Don’t Have Time to Prepare

I Don’t Have Time to Prepare

The last few weeks have felt like I was playing Whac-a-Mole.  Travel.  Back-to-back-to-back training programs.  Coaching sessions.  The holidays.  Visiting family.  Sickness.  It’s all been there.  But I also had several new or altered programs to develop.  This has...
Don’t Sound like you’re Reading

Don’t Sound like you’re Reading

I’ve just finished coaching a group making a pitch for a very large grant.  The pitches were virtual – the entire team was spread out over multiple locations and continents.  While everyone agreed that an in-person presentation would be preferred, that opportunity was...
Bad PowerPoint

Bad PowerPoint

I’ve been quoted by students and clients as saying I hate PowerPoint.  That’s not true.  I hate BAD PowerPoint.  Which is, sadly, almost the same thing since it’s rare that I see slides and visuals that are effective, or even necessary.   In the last month I’ve...

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