Don’t Bother With Apologies If You’re Always Late or Longwinded

Some people are always late. Business woman showing the time on her wrist watch.They usually offer an excuse like “I missed the train” or “I was stuck on a phone call with a friend.” But after a while these excuses grow old. They could have made more time to get to the station or called the friend back later.

Observe the Guidelines

It’s not only being late for meetings, but includes speakers ignoring time guidelines. We were reminded of this when former Yankees manager Joe Torres was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. …Read more…

Will Wearing Summer Business Casual Damage Your Image?

It’s hard to believe that spring is here and summer is just around the corner! As consultants who work in different corporations or agencies almost every day and we’ve noticed that many people have taken business casual to the extreme in the way they dress for work. What you wear can send out mixed

Delivering the Speech of Their Lives

In the natural cycle of life, we all may find ourselves needing to write or deliver RIP - Rest in Peace - written on the roada eulogy for clients or a loved one.

Writing a eulogy is similar in many respects to crafting other special occasion speeches, but delivering a eulogy or coaching a client to deliver one presents unique challenges. Done well, a eulogy can be the best speech about the deceased’s life – and your best speech as well. …Read more…

A Great Teacher Can Change Our Lives Forever

Great teacher can change lives

Novak Djokovic

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops” — Henry Adams

In an exciting five-set encounter, Novak Djokovic claimed his second Wimbledon tennis title in 2014. While his talent and tenacity pulled out the win, Djokovic didn’t forget how he reached the pinnacle of tennis.

In accepting the winning trophy, he paid tribute to his family, his team and to “my first coach Jelena Gencic.” When she died in 2013, Djokovic wrote a letter, while playing at the French Open, honoring her for changing his life forever. Here is an excerpt: …Read more…