How to Get People to Open Up

How to Get People to Open Up

How to Get People to Open Up As a coach, I can do my job a whole lot better when my clients feel comfortable sharing themselves with me. But I’m not the only one. You need this skill, too. Whether you’re an HR manager interviewing a job candidate, an attorney...
How Good Leaders Handle Stress

How Good Leaders Handle Stress

How Good Leaders Handle Stress   When I think back over all the dinner parties, showers, church gatherings and various events I’ve hosted over the years, one stands out as a complete and total disaster: Turkey Day in May. Several years ago, after eight months of...
Power Poses: Science or Snake Oil?

Power Poses: Science or Snake Oil?

Power Poses: Science or Snake Oil?   Have you heard of “power poses”? Between Amy Cuddy’s TED talk (one of the top 20 viewed TED talks of all time), her book called Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, numerous parodies and all the...
Don’t Let Mismatched Nonverbals Make a Bad Situation Worse

Don’t Let Mismatched Nonverbals Make a Bad Situation Worse

Don’t Let Mismatched Nonverbals Make a Bad Situation Worse   You know the feeling. You’re about to be the bearer of bad news. It could be at work—maybe you have to deliver a negative performance review, let your team know about budget cuts, or tell a client their...