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Executive Presence

Pitching a Book? Three Considerations

Karen Hough | Posted 03.06.2014 | Business
Karen Hough

Many of us have considered writing a book. There are so many choices now between self-publishing and commercial publishing, it can be daunting to figure out how to "get your book out there."

Gaining Confidence to Be Heard - Always Ask a Question (Part 2)

Karen Hough | Posted 02.18.2014 | Business
Karen Hough

Speak up and ask a question, even if you're terrified. You can do it, and something great will come from it.

Always Ask a Question: The Importance of Speaking Up

Karen Hough | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Karen Hough

Would you believe I've had personal conversations with such luminaries as Jane Fonda, Gwen Ifill, Jeremy Irons and Suze Orman? That's right -- tiny, intimate conversations. All because I got up at a microphone and asked a question.

True or False: Men Earn More Money and Promotions Because They Work More Hours Than Women

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

Women now represent more than 50 percent of the leadership talent pool. Organizations that understand this and build an integrated talent development strategy will be better able to attract, retain and leverage the broader spectrum of leadership intelligence.

How Important Is Executive Presence to Executive Success?

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 01.06.2013 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

It's not enough to have exceptional technical and leadership skills; to be successful at the most senior levels, you must have the whole "executive package."

Leader, Teleprompted: Why Executives Must Master the Machine

Connie Dieken | Posted 11.18.2012 | Business
Connie Dieken

As an executive, you're called upon to deliver important messages to your organization and the marketplace. People look to you to set the tone in public speaking. You want to come across as a strong leader, but natural. That's why you need to master the Teleprompter.