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Choose Your Words Wisely: Speak the Language of a Leader

Effective leaders master the skill of powerful leadership language. The ideas you share are important, but so are the words you use to express them. The key is to choose clear, distinct language that make your ideas compelling and memorable. Conveying your thoughts concisely and removing all the business jargon from your vocabulary will help you connect more than ever with your team. 

A Balanced Approach to Auditing Your brand

We all have a personal brand, and chances are, you’ve at least put some thought into what your...

Empathy That Works

Guest post by Margo Gouley, PhD, Vice President, Program Design 

So, You Want to Be an Inclusive Leader?

We know that inclusion yields many organizational benefits: a happier and healthier workplace,...

Be the Host with the Most: Learn How to Sharpen your Meeting Protocol

Contrary to popular belief (and experience), meetings can be a wonderful opportunity to connect...

The Art of Fearless Networking Without the Small Talk

Network! It’s likely we’ve all been told to do this throughout our professional careers, and yet...

R-e-s-p-e-c-t: 4 ways to show savvy manners when speaking off the cuff

Daniel Craig, the 47-year-old actor who's portrayed James Bond for nearly a decade, had just...

Know when to jettison these six types of workplace jargon

Bart Egnal, chief executive officer of leadership communications consultancy the Humphrey Group,...

What to say when you're stuck in the elevator with your boss's boss

I was alone in the office elevator. Then the doors flew open, and in walked our CEO. It was...

Jargon: Leaders Should Never Leverage Core Competencies On a Go-Forward Basis

Leveraging core competencies. Opening the kimono to a strategic partner. Pivoting the company’s...