mindfulness

Apr 09

It’s Like, Ya Know: Unspeakable Speech & You, Part 2

It’s inevitable. No matter what career you’ve chosen, you’re going to be speaking to others, and speaking often. In order to further your career, the speech you use will need to be of similar integrity to the speech of those…
Apr 02

Can We Talk?: Unspeakable Speech & You, Part 1

Polishing our demeanor goes beyond presentation skills, communication styles and workplace EQ. Before we can perfect any of those, we first must get a grip on language….specifically the kind to stay away from. It’s not simply about avoiding F-bombs and…
Mar 25

Networking Realities, Part Two: Nurturing Your Network

You’ve assembled your profiles, you’ve sent your thank-you notes, and you’ve LinkedIn; now it’s time to take the next steps in cultivating a healthy and active business network. You will begin the ongoing process of nurturing your network, but before…
Mar 04

Checking The Mirror: An Exploration Into Clearer Communication

Our latest Women’s Advancement Compact workshop featured the welcomed return of WAC specialist Kathleen Brady for a highly interactive session exploring the art of non-verbal communication skills. February 18th’s YOU ARE THE MESSAGE: Powerful Communication Skills to Advance Your Career,…
Feb 13

Anger vs EQ: Which “You” is in Control?

If you were one of the participants at January 29th’s WAC community event Corporate Emotional Intelligence: Anger in the Workplace, presented by WAC specialist Ginny Brown, you might have found yourself with a peculiar question bouncing around in your mind:…
Feb 03

EQ Times Seventy: Anger Sure Draws a Crowd

Anchin, Block & Anchin, LLC made their WAC event sponsoring debut last Wednesday, for a community event that I have been eagerly anticipating since the topical conversation between Ginny Brown and Deborah began a couple of months back. Ginny, a…
Jan 28

Mindful Change: The Habit-Forming Practice of Forming Habits

Growing up, the concept of a habit to me always assumed a negative connotation (smoking, swearing, cracking one’s knuckles). Now at age 40, I’m finally realizing the reason: in my experience, the word “habit” was, more often than not, preceded…
Jan 21

Diva-fied: The Takeaway from our Strategic Dining Workshop

There is a theory that the most organized people are always buying books on organization. Last Thursday’s Dining Divas participants might have given this theory legs. These women have oodles of emotional intelligence and are rising stars in their fields,…
Jan 15

Staying on the Wagon: The Virtues of Dieting

When asked to write this post, I enthusiastically agreed, feeling a bit virtuous having cleansed my diet of both sugar and wheat almost entirely for six months. Early last May, I woke up one morning and decided to eliminate sugar…
Jan 01

Corporate Matchmaking: Polishing the E-Introduction

Aside from its convenience factor, email can be a substantial networking device. But the “substantial” part depends upon how thoughtful your strategy is. Think of how often you’ve used email as a method for connecting two parties; now consider how…