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Mad Presentation Skills

Monday, September 18, 2017

      Creating a killer presentation can be overwhelming.  Following these key steps can get you laser focused & ready to rock the podium in no time.  Download this Mad Presentation Skills worksheet to guide you through the process & check out our infographic on Concise Communication.  We’ve also compiled some great additional resources below. […]

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Make a Difference In Your Relationships By Creating More Safety

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

          Safety is paramount to creating relationships & communication to deal with the difficult challenges of leadership. Safety doesn’t mean we aren’t uncomfortable or experience some pain.  That’s part of being human.  What it does mean is when we work to make it safe we have the best shot of honest, […]

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What Gets Measured Gets Done

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Practice, Practice, Practice. This is my mantra daily to clients that want to develop or change behaviors. Many behaviors are automatic reactions & habitual in nature. By consistently practicing new behaviors & actions, we can train our brain to do it differently. And what’s cool about consistent practice is we develop a new habit – […]

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Blind Side

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Big Bang

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Big Bang Clip

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Interstellar Wonder Team

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

      INTERSTELLAR WONDER TEAM | All of our coaches have 15+ years of coaching experience, allowing us to offer the ultimate mix of skills & savvy.  Together, we help leaders & teams overcome their barriers & create positive change.  MORE?  SFLC_Inside Our Culture_11_2_15   LEADERSHIP COACHES: Shelley Meibeyer Bio Mindy Danna Bio Mark […]

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You Can’t Demand Dialog

Monday, September 14, 2015

Leann (Sandra Bullock) pushes hard when talking with Michael & then finally figures out you can’t demand dialogue.  She backs down & changes her strategy & asks for just “one thing”.  This shift reinforces the concept of reading people, respecting styles & active listening. CSM Friends can share their Active Listening story here.  

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Building Your Politically Savvy Muscle

Friday, May 15, 2015

Politics is a highly charged word usually associated with negative, deceptive and self-serving actions. The idea of being politically savvy may make you recoil and conjure up images of slimy, unethical behavior. However, political savvy is an extremely powerful skill in being an authentic and impactful leader. Political savvy is the skill of understanding the […]

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Our ditty in GROUPS Today

Friday, April 24, 2015

We’ve been using the DISC for over 15 years because it empowers you to adapt your communications to the needs of the environment.  In the March/April issue of GROUPS Today, you can find some practical applications of this tool & a little ditty from yours truly.  

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Put Yourself in THEIR Shoes

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Empathy involves understanding another person’s situation from their perspective. This leads to an expanded worldview and your ability to see several possibilities and realities. This significantly improves decision-making, problem solving and your ability to influence others. The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley explains it well: The term “empathy” is used […]

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