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Good Listening Is More Than Simply Paying Attention

Paying Attention Is Not Listening

“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” – Epictetus “The quieter you become, the more you can hear.” – Ram Dass “Listen more than you talk. Nobody learned anything by hearing themselves speak.” – Richard Branson Most of us are very familiar with these […] continue reading

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Four Storytelling Techniques to Bring Your Data to Life

Four Storytelling Techniques to Bring Your Data to Life

The adage that “our world runs on data” means that decisions are being based on vast amounts of statistics. Data-derived insights drive what time trains stop running, when Starbucks introduces holiday cups, and the temperature of the building you might be sitting in right now. Even though most corporate roles now work with data, it’s […] continue reading

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3 Keys to Equitable and Inclusive Hybrid Meetings

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Recently, I met a friend for coffee and upon arrival noticed he was rocking an Airpod, but only in his left ear. He greeted me and we began our conversation. Yet, I found it odd considering he’s not usually a solo-Airpod-in-public guy. So, I asked him about it. “Oh, I’m in a meeting,” he informed […] continue reading

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5 Keys to Perfecting Your Presentation Delivery in a Hybrid World

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If I were to ask you to describe the average hybrid presentation, what words would you use? Clunky? Awkward? Disjointed? Distracting? There’s a good reason for that: Presenting to both in-person and virtual teams is still somewhat new. Sure, years ago we had a few lone rangers who worked from home and dialed in virtually. […] continue reading

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