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You’ve Reached the Top! Now What?

Four Communication Blind Spots that Derail Leaders  by Judith E. Glaser Starting a business from scratch is different from stepping in and adding value to an existing company. Entrepreneurs love the challenges, risks, and thrills of doing what others have … Continue reading

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How to Become More Influential

We all love to hear ourselves talk. Our brains actually light up and we feel good. But, if  we are blinded by our own thoughts, we’re not leaving room for others to contribute. They turn off. Think how this affects “how deals … Continue reading

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What Your Brain Does When Someone Talks Too Much

.. think of this next time you have a big sales pitch or you’re trying to influence someone to your point of view. by Judith E. Glaser Conversational Blind Spots at Work Twenty-eight years ago I began my first experiment … Continue reading

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How to Manage Conflict When You’ve Angered Someone

Ever been late for an appointment and the first thing you do is justify why you’re late?  Or, you anger a co-worker who mis-reads your email of how he can perform better? When you email him back to explain, his … Continue reading

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Six gorilla-sized illusions that blind side good decision-making

by Holly Green Here’s a short video clip, under two minutes. It is a fun test of what you see and don’t see when you’re focused.   What was your answer? Also, did you see a gorilla the first time … Continue reading

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Are Blind Spots Derailing Your Ability to Make Smart Decisions?

The process of making smart decisions is similar to backing up a car.  Not getting the right information or having your vision blocked cripples your ability to gauge risk and make informed decisions.   In other words, you want to … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Creating Lapdogs at Work

  “Lap dogs historically were kept in many societies around the world by individuals with leisure time, as docile companion animals with no working function.” Wikipedia We’ve all seen “lap dogs” at work.  They can be seen as the favorites of the boss … Continue reading

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Effective Communication to Effectively Persuade

Many of us act as though we all see the same reality, yet the truth is we don’t. Human Beings have cognitive biases or blind spots. Blind spots are ways that our mind becomes blocked from seeing reality as it … Continue reading

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