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Here’s Why Those Who Tell Stories Rule the World

Those who tell stories rule the world. - Native American Proverb Perhaps you’ve noticed that the world is getting a bit noisier. While technology has...

Write Like a Leader Part 1: Purpose Inspires Action

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. - George Bernard Shaw What does it take to be a great leader?...

The Presence of Women Leaders

Use silence. Don’t fear the pause, both when you are presenting or just speaking with a colleague.  As an Ariel facilitator, I have been privileged...

How to Prepare Your Leaders for Remote Management

Meet Ella, the Marketing Manager of a global organization headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Ella leads a team of ten whose direct reports account for an...

6 Ways Organizations Can Nurture Their Leadership Pipeline

As organizations face accelerated disruption in a digital era, many are looking to leverage their most powerful resource to solve the problems of...

Tips for Writing in the Tech Industry

You speak tech. All day, you and your colleagues chatter in tech among yourselves in a language that sounds as impenetrable as Navajo to the rest of...

Top 4 Corporate Training Conferences to Attend in 2018

It’s never a waste of time or money to invest in yourself, no matter the source. True wealth begins inwards and emits its light outward into...

Five Narratives That Move Organizations

The next time you are scheduled to run a town hall meeting, get buy-in for a new idea, or simply give a status update, I suggest holding off on...

How to Focus on the Reader in Technical Writing

I get it: sometimes you need to write messages that contain a lot of technical detail. Here are some tips to make them more readable. Are you a...

These 2 Communication Skills Will Transform Your Organization in 2018

We may live in a digital world, but soft skills like communication, problem solving, collaboration, and empathy are becoming more valued than...

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