Edward Broni Boahene

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Why 'Results-Oriented Professional' Is The Worst Personal Brand

Most of us learned whatever we know about personal branding during the “Dress for Success” era. Our resumes and LinkedIn profiles still read as though they were written in 1987. We all sound alike when we describe ourselves this way:<p>• Results-Oriented Professional<p>• Motivated Self-Starter<p>• …

3 Dysfunctional Ways We’ve Adapted To The Hell Of The 24/7 Workplace

It's not pretty.<p>How do you deal with the “cult of busy”? That’s the term Erin Reid uses to describe today’s work-first culture in which ideal employees are expected to put their jobs first, work all the time and be constantly available to the boss.<p>In the June cover story of Harvard Business Review, …

The Greatest Barriers to Growth, According to Executives

A large, iconic multinational is now struggling to keep growing while being chased by leaner, more aggressive competitors. To find the next wave of growth, they were taking a hard look at their bureaucracy.<p>“When I joined the company, the front line management jobs were the best,” the CEO told us. …

Management

The Secrets of Great Teamwork

Today’s teams are different from the teams of the past: They’re far more diverse, dispersed, digital, and dynamic (with frequent changes in membership). But while teams face new hurdles, their success still hinges on a core set of fundamentals for group collaboration.<p>The basics of team …

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Marissa Mayer: A Case Study In Poor Leadership

In March of 2013 I authored an article predicting the demise of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. Here’s the thing – not every talented, successful executive is CEO ready; Mayer is a textbook example of this. It was obvious from the early days, at least to those paying attention, that Mayer didn’t have the …

Corporate Culture

How to Manage Change When Your Team is New

<b>Change management is already a difficult, time-consuming process—and it’s even more challenging when your team is new. But when the membership of a</b> …

Strategic Change Management|Strategy Implementation|Business Execution

Set the Change Agenda. Use Proven Change Management Processes to Drive Strategic Change. Create a Road Map to Help People Implement Strategy & Create …

Management

52 Messages for Becoming a Disciplined Leader

As a leader, are you committed to “relentless self-control and positive work habits?” In the book The Disciplined Leader, author John Manning makes …

6 Ways To Make Your Rooms Look Bigger

Space is a form of luxury on our densely-populated sunny island. With shrinking square feet in new homes, we take a look at how these HDBs and …

Great Tips for Becoming a Highly Effective Public Speaker

• Bio<br>• Twitter<br>• LinkedIn<br>• Latest Posts<p>Cormac Reynolds<p>I'm interested in marketing, food and also career development. You can get in contact with me …

From Spiders To Public Speaking: How To Overcome Your Fears

Everyone is scared of something: spiders, the dark, the pointless futility of existence. Try as we might to overcome these fears with temporary fixes …

Get Your Message Across to a Skeptical Audience

Persuading decision makers that your proposals and recommendations are worthy of their time and attention is a tough challenge – even for the most experienced and admired experts. So what should you do if you find yourself having to persuade an audience that doesn’t know about – or is even …

Stanford University

Public Speaking Guide: Tips from Churchill | The Art of Manliness

“Of all the talents bestowed upon men, none is so precious as the gift of oratory. He who enjoys it wields a power more durable than that of a great …

How to Wow an Audience Like a TED Speaker

The man behind the third-most watched TED Talk ever says that when speaking to an audience, no matter the arena, remember: you're there to give.<p>Simon Sinek is no stranger to commanding a room.<p>The author of <i>Start With Why</i> and <i>Leaders Eat Last</i> has given presentations on leadership to powerhouse …

Public Speaking

Which type of public speaker are you?

Gavin McMahon, cofounder of fassforward strategy and communications consulting group in New York, thinks that it’s a fundamental mistake to see …

10 Tips on Giving a Killer Presentation

Here's how to stand out from the crowd when you're in front of the room.<p>As presentation software goes, PowerPoint has long been ubiquitously chosen by presenters, but other good options exist, depending on what you want to communicate and how you're putting it all together. For example, Google …

Public Speaking

How to be a better coach to your employees

Whether in the public, private or nonprofit sector, leaders produce the best results when they invest in teaching and mentoring their employees. That means not only encouraging them to perform their existing roles exceptionally well, but providing long-term developmental support that stretches them …

Women Entrepreneurs 2.0: What You'll Need to Thrive in a Male-Dominated Startup

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Women are taking on more roles at startups in the traditionally male-dominated industries of high tech, engineering and bio-technology. Yet we still have a ways to go. According to a recent survey, nearly 40 percent of women …

Women Entrepreneurs

How The Wrong People Get Promoted And How To Change It

Research reveals that companies consistently choose the wrong people for management roles. Here’s what you can do to avoid the same mistake.<p>Have you ever quit a job just to get away from a bad boss? If you have, it turns out you’re in sizable company. According to a April 2015 Gallup study, one in …

Employee Engagement

"No" is a Complete Sentence: A Leadership Lesson from Peggy Olson

Have conversations with your mentor gotten a bit repetitive lately? Perhaps you approached ...<p>A few years ago, around the time when I was launching …

Leadership

The Secrets To Limiting Your Mental Fatigue

It’s impossible to avoid everything that drains you, but you can restructure your day to make the most out of your decision-making power.<p>Most tasks, at least for professionals and knowledge workers, lead to some mental fatigue. After all, we are constantly engaging in activities that involve …

The Focused Leader

A primary task of leadership is to direct attention. To do so, leaders must learn to focus their own attention. When we speak about being focused, we commonly mean thinking about one thing while filtering out distractions. But a wealth of recent research in neuroscience shows that we focus in many …

5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Think Differently

There are many traits that make for strong business owners, but one thing they all have in common is the way they think.<p>When it comes to owning a business, there are two types of people: those who make it and those who don't. And to the surprise of many, it's not always the most skilled or talented …

Self-improvement

Proof: Women Over 55 Best Suited For Strategic Leadership

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post about research that showed post-menopausal female whales were significantly likely to be found in leadership positions – that is, at the heads of herds of whales looking for food. I compared that research to the lack of human women in similar leadership …

Leadership