A teenage art prodigy propelled onto the international media stage needed help unveiling a national peace monument to John Lennon, which held natural international acclaim.
A newly appointed CEO of an international financial firm had a lot to prove to his board and his company. His youth had overshadowed his intellect and his leadership abilities.
Corporate presentations are often filled with overwhelming amounts of content because in order for many to prove they've done their due diligence, they believe more is more.
You might expect that the CFO and Vice Chairman of a successful Fortune 500 company to naturally speak with memorable impact, but it’s rarely the case.
The president of a national industry organization needed to prepare for a speaking tour at high-profile industry events.
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Who's the real deal and who's not? The mismatch between what people want us to believe and what we learn to be true can be disappointing. We are living in an almost excessively “faux” world. This post explores why it matters to you in the business world.
Think about the paradoxes in your life. You want to exude executive presence—yet still be genuine. You want to hone your speaking and influence skills—but not appear manipulative. You want to inspire top performance from others—yet not drive away top talent with your demands. You want to be—and to be seen as—the real deal. How do you balance the polarities of perfection and authenticity to lead at your peak level?