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Interact Guidebook

Your Resource for Authentic Communication

Three things that Define Executive Presence

There seems to be a ton of attention focused on the topic of Executive Presence lately. I can hardly pick up a trade journal or visit a social media site without someone saying something about it. A simple Google search turns up over 92 million hits on...

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Graceful, Authentic Communications

Sprez-za-tu-ra (sprāt-sä-tü-rä) is an Italian word used to describe someone doing their craft so well that it looks effortless. If you’ve ever seen James Taylor perform live, now that is someone making music in a sprezzatura way. If you’re going for perfection, you’re not in the...

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Set Aside Your Huge Desire to be Right

Seek first to understand—before trying to solve—problems The last company I worked for was very corporate and every employee had to go through “Speed of Trust” training. There were 7 steps in the course but the one I remember the most and apply in my...

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Authentic Communications: Being in Concert

We all long for a meaningful energy exchange....

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Tips from TEDx

Congratulations to our good friends and clients Valaida Fullwood and Charles Thomas on their inspiring performance at TEDx....

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5 Essentials for Presence and Charisma

Natural presence and charisma are not reserved for the lucky few with a special gene. They result from self-awareness, emotional intelligence and the discipline of practice. Here are five essentials required to create presence and charisma: 1.) Build your physical confidence. Presence cannot happen amid...

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Going through a Corporate Layoff ? 5 Tips for Managing Emotions

Layoff initiatives bring out the worse in almost everyone. Here’s a story of  one of my clients, “John,”  a leader whose style is to inspire and pump up the employees with octane attitude. When John had to make the difficult decision to layoff several employees, he was met...

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Presentation Lessons from The Gettysburg Address

Lincoln is looming in our minds larger than ever after the release of Steven Spielberg’s latest film. For many of us, Lincoln will now have the noble face of Daniel Day-Lewis, who plays the United States’ 16th president in his final months in office. “Lincoln”...

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Trust: A Performance Multiplier

Research has given us overwhelming evidence that when trust is high within a team and organization, the dividend is a performance multiplier. Trust is a catalyst through which employees offer ideas, use each other as resources, and learn together. Without trust people assume self-protective, defensive...

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A Good Chance to Shut up

The more self-conscious the speaker, the less he or she will pause. ...

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