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Jan 30, 2018



2-Minute Tip: Keep Tissues Handy


Sneezing in the middle of a presentation can be either mildly annoying or quite embarrassing. It all depends on whether or not you have tissues readily accessible during your talk.


Tissues are also great for dealing with perspiration while you speak. Dripping on the carpet isn't a good look for anyone.


Everything thing from a cold to allergies to hot lights to failing air conditioning can impact your need for tissues as you talk. Be prepared, and have them available.


Post Tip Discussion


Leadership is awesome, but it doesn't exist without followers. Often we may think senior leadership is making terrible decisions, but if leadership is generally effective and competent, it's better to give them the benefit of the doubt.

It must have made sense in some meeting I was not a part of.


This week I take a look at the question of trusting leadership as demonstrated in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. This is a spoiler filled episode.


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