Monthly Archives: August 2017

HBR Live: Giving & Receiving Feedback

By |2019-08-28T12:56:41-04:00August 30th, 2017|Speaking|

I partnered with Harvard Business Review for a Live presentation on giving and receiving feedback effectively. Play the video to learn about: The benefits and challenges of giving feedback How to know when it’s the right time to give feedback Debunking the infamous “feedback sandwich” The 5 elements of a feedback conversation How to receive

The Right Way to Respond to Negative Feedback (It’ll Save Your Career)

By |2019-08-28T12:56:46-04:00August 14th, 2017|Speaking|

Don't deny, defend, or dwell on negative feedback -- unless you never want to improve your skills or advance your career. When it comes to giving and receiving negative feedback, most of us would rather have a root canal. In fact, many of us are so uncomfortable with negative feedback that we'd rather not even call it "negative

Why Some Grown Women Sound Like Girls

By |2019-08-28T12:56:53-04:00August 13th, 2017|Speaking|

How many of us gain psychological safety while sacrificing credibility at work When I’m asked to work with leaders in my role as a presentation coach, I repeatedly hear a few common challenges, including: 1. The leader needs to more clearly present technical information to non-technical audiences (with “technical” being a placeholder for anything complex or industry-specific).

Everyone Hates Hearing “I Told You So.” Here’s the Perfect 2-Word Response

By |2019-08-28T12:57:41-04:00August 2nd, 2017|Speaking|

There's a dignified way to handle it that will showcase your self-possession, professionalism, and poise. Mahatma Gandhi once said, "Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes." As any seasoned business person knows, making blunders, having missteps and being just plain wrong at times is part of the journey to success. What