Category: Building Relationships

Business Acumen – A Competitive Edge for Leaders at Every Level

Business Acumen is one of the key competencies every leader in every organization at every level needs to be viewed as a true business partner.  As I was reviewing various definitions for Business Acumen I came across the one on Wikipedia.  It reads as follows: “Business acumen is keenness and quickness in understanding and dealing with a business situation in a manner that is likely to lead to a good outcome. The term “business acumen” can be broken down literally… Continue Reading »


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Why Twitter?

Why Twitter?

When I first joined twitter in March of 2010, I wasn’t sure of where to start or what the true benefits would be.  It might seem that most people today would know and understand the benefits but I regularly talk to folks about my experience and what I have gained over the last three years. Research:  There is a wealth of information available on twitter.  This includes links to blogs, articles and research papers.  With twitters search capability it is… Continue Reading »


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“How you come across to others is too important to be left to chance.”

“How you come across to others is too important to be left to chance.”

— Phil Geldart I recently facilitated a New Leader’s Assimilation Meeting with her team.  I am sure both parties (new leader and team) had some sense of trepidation but all participated in the meeting with honesty, candor, commitment to developing a strong, impactful team, a positive attitude and a sense of fun.  The team posed some great questions, shared some valuable insights and the new leader responded with authenticity; meaning in some cases, she did not yet have the answer…. Continue Reading »


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