How perspective (and a Post-it) can make you a better professional

Andrea Howe
Category : Weekly tips September 19, 2017
How perspective (and a Post-it) can make you a better professional

This post is part of our Weekly Tips series. My 90-year-old mom broke her wrist the other day and it…

A hidden trust-destroyer in the pursuit of excellence

Andrea Howe
Category : Weekly tips September 11, 2017
A hidden trust-destroyer in the pursuit of excellence

This post is part of our Weekly Tips series. When it comes to trust-building, excellence matters. It relates to two…

A simple and easy trust-building practice that packs a punch

Andrea Howe
Category : Weekly tips September 4, 2017
A simple and easy trust-building practice that packs a punch

This post is part of our Weekly Tips series. One of the things I love most about leading workshops is how much…

Do you regularly give yourself this kind of break?

Andrea Howe
Category : Weekly tips August 28, 2017
Do you regularly give yourself this kind of break?

This post is part of our Weekly Tips series. The story of a recent email exchange between an employee and her CEO…

Reprise: An unusual way to make a lasting impression

Andrea Howe
Category : Weekly tips August 14, 2017
Reprise:  An unusual way to make a lasting impression

This post is part of our Weekly Tips series. It’s vacation time in the U.S. when most of us try to…

(Foul language alert) How to know if it’s too personal

Andrea Howe
Category : Weekly tips August 7, 2017
(Foul language alert) How to know if it’s too personal

This post is part of our Weekly Tips series. I led a workshop just last week for a group of…

Would YOU have the courage to build credibility this way?

Andrea Howe
Category : Weekly tips July 24, 2017

This post is part of our Weekly Tips series.

A client of mine who’s based in India once told a story that perfectly illustrates the value of candor as a quick credibility-builder (say that 10 times fast). Sriram works for a global consulting firm. Charlie and I included his story in The Trusted Advisor Fieldbook. I’ll let Sriram tell it to you himself:

To bcc or not to bcc? That is the question.

Andrea Howe
Category : Weekly tips July 17, 2017

This post is part of our Weekly Tips series.

Cautionary tales seem to be a theme right now. In last week’s tip, I shared one about how we respond when we feel threatened—as in, when we might lose business. This week, it’s about using the bcc (blind copy) option in email.

Why your first offer should always be your best offer

Andrea Howe
Category : Weekly tips July 10, 2017
Why your first offer should always be your best offer

This post is part of our Weekly Tips series. I had an experience with a bank recently that provides a…

Kickoff best practices: Do you routinely do all four?

Andrea Howe
Category : Weekly tips July 3, 2017

This post is part of our Weekly Tips series.

A couple of tips ago, we were talking about the three most common pitfalls when a group of people is newly forming to get stuff done, and I promised to continue with specific ways to kick off a project or task on the right foot. The unbearably long wait has finally ended.


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