If you didn’t think it was important before, you will change your mind after reading this post about exerting your authority and leadership skills in a meeting.
Where you sit at the conference table during a business meeting really does matter.
At the Head of the Table
Sit at the head of the table and stand out. In that way, all eyes will be focused on you.
How to stand out
In order to be more democratic, some managers sit in the middle of the long side of a rectangular table. …Read more…
“You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression” may be a cliché but this one is true.
That’s why it’s essential to develop a professional image that creates an unforgettable powerful first impression when you are about to make a presentation, attend a business meeting or appear on TV.
Find Your Personal Style
JFK Inaugural address
“Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.”
Who doesn’t get the chills when watching a video of former President John F. Kennedy making this powerful statement during his Presidential inaugural address 50 years ago? …Read more…
The Brewing Crisis
True story: a manicurist in the beauty salon of a five-star hotel, part of a global chain, accidentally nicked a patron’s finger. She ignored the customer’s complaint because she thought the cut was too small to worry about.
Next, the customer reported the incident to the salon’s manager and then the hotel’s management. They, too, waived aside her complaint. …Read more…