Values in Executive Presence (Part 2/5)

March 3, 2020

One big factor that impacts employee engagement and retention is “executive presence”. What I’ve seen help and hinder most in a leader’s presence is the capacity to demonstrate strong EQ (ability to recognize, manage, and influence emotions). Suzie Rybicki, VP Talent and Training, Phishlabs.


Help for Extraverts Working Remotely

February 26, 2020

She’s a Digital Settler! Senior copywriter Elizabeth Beasley shares her creative career path from Cartoon Network in Atlanta to remote Projectline job in Shelburne Falls, MASS. Elizabeth, a charismatic extravert, has adapted to working from home by being proactive and using the right tools. In this episode she shares how she came to embrace this new opportunity of cultural […]


Polishing Your Executive Presence Part I

February 21, 2020

Executive Presence is the best way to make sure the culture is present and consistent throughout the company. You can’t hide behind the curtain and expect the intended culture to thrive without strong leadership. –Cindy Borrelli, HR Consultant, Keystone HR But first, what is Executive Presence, anyway? We’re talking about presence, not pretense. People in […]


The Rule That Actually Helps

February 3, 2020

“Rules are meant to be broken.” “Any fool can make a rule and any fool will mind it.” “Rules are for children.” “We started off trying to set up a small anarchist community, but people wouldn’t obey the rules.” Rules exist for a reason Rules are often solutions to problems we have forgotten about. There […]


Spice Up That Conversation!

January 28, 2020

Guess, Don’t Ask Mixonian Institute (recall “Mixonian” rhymes with “Smithsonian”), you will be pleased to know, has doubled revenues every year since 2015. An unintended consequence of that most delightful trend has been a drastic reduction in my attending networking events.  Yet I know there is no better way to meet new people than to […]