Heather Bunney

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5 Ways to Project Confidence in Front of an Audience

Employees, investors, and partners don’t just follow anyone — they follow leaders who have command of the business and command of the stage. Whether you’re presenting on an analyst call or speaking to your entire organization in a town hall meeting, you’re being judged on your confidence and …

Assessment: What’s Feeding Your Fear of Public Speaking?

Public Speaking

How to Identify and Tell Your Most Powerful Stories

When I ask executives what their favorite speech is, Steve Jobs’s Stanford commencement address is always at the top of the list. Many think of Jobs’s talk as their favorite because it is incredibly moving <b>—</b> thanks to the stories it contains.<p>Execs love to hear talks like this, but few are …

What do others think of you? How the brain perceives other people | Dong Seon-Chang | TEDxStuttgart

(87) The art of cognitive blindspots | Kyle Eschen | TEDxVienna - YouTube


12 Cognitive Biases Explained - How to Think Better and More Logically Removing Bias


Five Ways to Improve Communication in Virtual Teams

As collaborative technologies proliferate, it is tempting to assume that more sophisticated tools will engender more effective virtual communication. …


8 tips for virtual collaboration, from TED’s tech team

<b>Review your tools.</b> Good communication starts with great tools. Like many tech teams, we use GitHub to collaborate on code. We obsessively upload to …

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Sure-Fire Ways to Ruin Your Virtual Team Success

In April 2016 RW3 CultureWizard, a New York-based consulting firm specializing in intercultural training, conducted its fourth biennial survey of …


Top 10 networking challenges solved

For the past decade, networking experts Gayle Hallgren-Rezac, Judy Thomson and Darcy Rezac at Shepa Learning Company have been surveying their …


Free Online Document Translator - Preserves your document's layout (Word, PDF, Excel, Powerpoint, OpenOffice, text)

How good are the translated results?<p>The resulting translated documents are machine translated by the magic of Google Translate. We do not make any …


Authentic Leadership: Bill George on Finding Your True North

Why do you want to lead? How do you know if you’re on the right track — and the right track for you? Increasingly, authentic leadership is vital to …

TEDxMaastricht - Simon Sinek - "First why and then trust"

Workplace trust and transparency | Ben Hempstead | TEDxSnoIsleLibraries


Good Leader Are Authentic Leader - Bill George


Make Your Values Mean Something

Take a look at this list of corporate values: Communication. Respect. Integrity. Excellence. They sound pretty good, don’t they? Strong, concise, meaningful. Maybe they even resemble your own company’s values, the ones you spent so much time writing, debating, and revising. If so, you should be …

Boost Your Emotional Intelligence with These 3 Questions

As the concept of emotional intelligence has gone global, we’ve watched professionals founder as they try to improve their emotional intelligence (or EI) because they either don’t know where to focus their efforts or they haven’t understood how to improve these skills on a practical level.<p>In our …

Emotional Intelligence

Mindset | Test Your Mindset

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Your body language may shape who you are

Body language affects how others see us, but it may also change how we see ourselves. Social psychologist Amy Cuddy argues that "power posing" — …

Public Speaking

11 Personality Traits That Can Limit Your Career

The 5 ways to improve your self-awareness as a leader

The most overlooked element of a successful leader is self-awareness. Here’s why and what you can do about it.<p>A few months ago, I asked Ben …

How to Work for a Boss Who Lacks Self-Awareness

Just as people differ in height, musical talent, and sense of humor, there are pretty consistent differences in their ability to understand how others see them. Such differences are usually attributed to their self-awareness, though a more appropriate name for this ability would be <i>other-</i>awareness: …


The One Conversational Tool That Will Make You Better At Absolutely Everything

Great insight moves your career, organization, or business forward. The problem? Most people are terrible at asking questions. Learn from the pros how to do it right.<p>Ask yourself: If you could interview like Walter Cronkite, would you get more value from your meetings? Would your mentors become …

How to Build Your Network

If you were to ask your colleagues, “Who was Paul Revere?” most would probably know the answer. He was, after all, immortalized in the Longfellow poem that begins, “Listen, my children, and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere.” Yet how many of your colleagues, students of American …

The Explainer: How to Collaborate Effectively If Your Team Is Remote

The Introvert’s Guide to Successful Business Networking

Networking. It’s a bit of a dirty word for us introverts. And yet, it is key to any business, not only for business development but also to help …

5 Things to Never Do at a Business Networking Event

<b>Selling Your Products and Services</b> I walked into a business networking event a couple of weeks ago and the first person to greet me was a recruiter. As he introduced himself, he mentioned his profession and asked about my staffing needs. After my reply, he offered his services, gave me his business …


6 Business Networking Meeting 'Musts'

If you're serious about meeting more and better people, attending events, meetings, conferences, mixers, clubs, groups, meet-ups, and even online chats should be a part of your business networking campaign. Here are some networking meeting "musts" you <i>must</i> embrace to get the most out of your …

Learn to Love Networking

Rami Niemi<p>“I hate networking.” We hear this all the time from executives, other professionals, and MBA students. They tell us that networking makes them feel uncomfortable and phony—even dirty. Although some people have a natural passion for it—namely, the extroverts who love and thrive on social …

Make Networking Less Awkward