The Millennials

by Chuck Kuglen Reading Time: 3 min, 10 seconds. Best article I’ve seen about the “Millennials” below.  I enjoyed it, but warn you that there are a lot of “how to use the carrot with Millennials” articles moving about. Do not read these articles with the view of “how to get them to do what you want them to do.” It is posted on LinkedIn by author Lydia Abbot. From “8 Millennials’ traits you should...

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6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

We really liked this post from Fast Company by Amber Rae and want to share it with you, our readers.  Enjoy! Becoming and staying productive isn’t about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It’s about self-care. Here are daily to-dos to get you started. It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d both agree that this is one of the...

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7 Entrepreneurial Lessons From “Shark Tank”

By Terry Gault When I read this piece from Fast Company, I thought this is useful advice not just for entrepreneurs hoping to score some VC money but anyone who needs to influence up to executives to get project sponsorship or their initiative funded. The Executive Communicator workshop we offer with our partner, ExecCatalyst focuses on many of the same skills. 1. Know your numbers. This is the number one lesson from Shark Tank. Whether you’re presenting...

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The Power of the Delivery is Crucial to Success

Once a quarter The Henderson Group holds “By Invitation Only” workshops in San Francisco, led by our VP of Services, Terry Gault.  Upcoming Dates: Executive Communicator Dec. 8 – 9, 2011 in San Francisco Jan. 26 – 27, 2012 in San Mateo Participants learn: Executive Presence – How To: Make the right first impression Empathize with functional executives according to their diverse business drivers Establish rapport with superiors and their superiors Executive Communication – How...

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Executive Communicator: Influence an Executive Audience

  A New Offering from The Henderson Group Executive Communicator: Influence an Executive Audience Sept. 19 – 20, 2011 in San Francisco   Participants learn: Executive Presence – How To: Make the right first impression Empathize with functional executives according to their diverse business drivers Establish rapport with superiors and their superiors   Executive Communication – How To: Assess group dynamics quickly and cultivate support Modify dialog style according to each executive Anticipate and navigate...

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“Thus, EinsteinFilms.com was born.”

by Terry Gault A client asked me to make a short video illustrating the value of their software product that automated an antiquated and inefficient hospital workflow.  After about a nano-second debating whether I could produce said video, I said, “Sure!” For those who know my work as a presentation/communication coach and trainer with The Henderson Group, this leap of faith may appear to be overreaching hubris, self-indulgence, or perhaps a career non-sequitur.  So, why...

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10 Highest-Paid Public Speakers In the World

Editor’s Note:  This is a guest post by Online Universities.com How much would you pay to see your favorite celebrity, politician or business leader speak? For some businesses and organizations, the answer is a lot more than you’d expect. Here, we’ve pulled together some of the biggest payouts ever made for keynote speakers, though it has to be said that it may not be a definitive list as some speakers don’t disclose their fees openly....

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Tim Ferriss: 7 Great Principles for Dealing with Haters

Dealing with negativity online can be tough, which was why Mashable was all ears when Tim Ferriss, author of The Four Hour Work Week, took the stage at The Next Web ‘10 event in Amsterdam to discuss how to learn to love haters. Mashable caught up with Ferriss backstage at the event to find out more about his seven principles for dealing with haters. It doesn’t matter how many people don’t get it. What matters...

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Creation Myth: Cirque du Soleil

In over two decades and more than 15 separate productions, Cirque du Soleil has never had a flop. By comparison, 9 out of 10 shows on Broadway — productions aimed at the same sophisticated, big-ticket audience as Cirque — fail to earn back the money invested in them. Cirque’s reputation for never missing is so strong that, in exchange for half the profits, four Las Vegas resorts, as well as Disney World, each agreed to...

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Social Responsibility in Action

WomenEntrepreneur.com recently had a feature on Francesca Kuglen, HairZing: Social Responsibility in Action. Francesca Kuglen is not only a client, taking The Henderson Group Art of Presentation workshop in 2005, but she is also the sister of our very own sales guru, Chuck Kuglen. HairZing has a fresh, innovative and socially-responsible approach to both hairstyling and manufacturing. HairZing Mission: bring business to female entrepreneurs in areas with limited resources and economic infrastructure. Advice for would-be...

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