I Did Not Think The Policy Was a Commitment

Have you experienced a team member or manager that violated a policy? And when you confronted them they said, “I did not think a policy was a commitment.” I encountered this question in the new book by Fred Kofman Ph.D. The Meaning Revolution. In Fred’s story the executive shared that …

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The Role of Communication and Culture

In my corporate career I was with a firm that acquired 22 brands and tried to consolidate them into one. Think about that 22 distinct companies, leaders and cultures, consolidated into one. What followed was Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, a fire sale acquisition and now the entity no longer exists. It …

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Why Not Just Call It Presence?

Clients often ask me about developing Executive Presence, Leadership Presence, or Command Presence. Why not just call it presence? What is it? How do we develop it? Can we change our own presence? I searched for a definition and, while I got over 35 million returns for Executive presence, 38 …

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