The competitive landscape has changed dramatically in the last ten years. With technological advancements, we don't just conduct business in the office, but on the go. Work is faster paced, people are more distracted and impatient, decreasing the attention spans of everyone around us. And through all this, expectations for results have never been higher.
After years of research and experience, Connie Dieken has created a unique methodology proven with some of the most demanding and successful leaders today. Connie's method will teach you to:
By following Connie's Connect-Convey-Convince method, you'll learn the communication and leadership secrets her clients already know: when you are able to influence others, you improve your own communication and leadership performance, helping you attain and maintain greater levels of success.
In hindsight, the bedazzled briefcases signaled the debacle ahead. Let's set aside the Best Picture envelope nestled inside that caused the ruckus. The topsy-turvy spectacle was triggered by these black attachès—adorned with the golden logos of the Oscars and PriceWaterhouseCooper. These swag-clad beauties were designed to draw attention to the power couple as the accounting partners sashayed down the red carpet. And therein lies the root cause of the problem. When your accountant walks the runway, leaders should run the other direction.
The CEO firing was direct and dismissive. Barnes & Noble didn't stick to the bland yet reliable “we’re moving in a different direction” script when it booted Chief Executive Officer Ron Boire. They didn’t give him a gentle heave-ho with the old standby “he’s stepping down to pursue different opportunities” tale. Instead, Barnes & Noble whacked their CEO in bold fashion. The core issue is trust. And trust is an endless dance.