You don’t often see joy and public speaking in the same sentence. Fear maybe? Anxiety probably. But joy? Almost never. But wait a minute. What if it was possible to feel the fear of public speaking and do it anyway – maybe even get all the way to feeling joy. The joy of introducing an … Continue reading Daring to find joy in Public Speaking
120 minutes. All the time you have (or less) to respond to a sudden crisis. The clock starts ticking the moment you’re confronted with a sudden crisis and you’ve got about 120 minutes or less to figure out how to respond and what to do next. Who speaks for your company or organization? What do … Continue reading Tick. Tick. Tick. Numbers that count and what you can do about them
I’ve seen many a strat planning session dominated by mapping exercises that attempt to create a picture of the future. And I’ve been keenly aware of the missing piece – the company story.
It’s easy to become fixated on a problem, to operate at ground level, and to miss the big picture and the possibilities it holds; especially possibilities outside conventional thinking.