A friend's daughter, Emily, was told she had been selected Employee of the Year for her company. This was wonderful news, yet it caused a dilemma as she had just found out she was pregnant. She was thinking of turning down the award because she didn't think ...
Does it feel like you're talking on eggshells these days? You're not alone. A report from McKinsey says, "Rudeness is on the rise and incivility is getting worse."
As one woman said, "It feels like I can't say anything right. It seems everyone's on edge. ...
I had the honor of presenting "Take the Bully by the Horns" at the ASAE (American Society of Association Executives) convention in Detroit. Many participants asked me to please share the handout as they said it gave them so many "I can use this TODAY" tips ...
“Who says there’s nothing new under the sun?” – Sam Horn
, Intrigue Expert
Do you think everything’s been said and done; there's nothing new under the sun?
There ARE original ideas, inventions, products, startups, businesses ...
5 Magical Ways to Focus and Flow When it Matters Most
"I think the one lesson I've learned is there is no substitute for paying attention." –News Anchor Dianne Sawyer
Are you thinking, "I agree, but how can I focus when I'm busy, tired, overwhelmed ...
Face it, these days, everyone gets a little itchy if they don't have some control.
That's why it is smart to SHARE control instead of TAKE control of your meetings.
When I lived in Hawaii, I had an opportunity to work with visionary leader Mike ...
Do you ever:
Find people texting or tuning out when you’re talking to them?
Have a tough time explaining what you do?
Get frustrated because you can’t get across the value of what you have to offer in a way people get it and want it?
Many of us grew up doing “Show and Tell” in elementary school.
A premise of INTRIGUE is, “It’s smarter to ask than tell. And it’s even smarter to show and ask.”
Why? Showing and asking verbally and visually engages people. It’s a way to ...
“We’re all in a race for relevance.” – journalist Eleanor Clift
When you were growing up, did your parents or teachers tell you to “Use your words?”
If so, it was their way of encouraging you to express what you were feeling, whether that ...
I told a participant in my #SXSW workshop, "Congrats. Your pitch passed The Eyebrow Test®"
"What's that?" he asked.
I said, "The Eyebrow Test®?" is a way to:
BE more intriguing in the first 60 seconds when people are making up their mind ...