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Good Reasons Not To Delegate

Q: I’ve read many experts say that managers must delegate. I’ve also read that managers that don’t delegate won’t last long. But aren’t there things you shouldn’t delegate?

A: Absolutely. Some things are just too important to hand off. Are you handing off responsibilities that should stay with you? Learn what not to delegate.

How to Introduce Yourself

People quickly form strong opinions based on first impressions and that is why a well-crafted, strong, self-introduction is a critical part of making a good first impression. First impressions are very difficult change, so it is best when introducing yourself to be confident, strong, and self-aware […]

Top 10 Communication Skills?

Recently I read an article on BNET by Steve Tobak that talked about how to be a good manager.  Steve mentions the importance of being adept at five things: finance, selling, presenting, negotiating, and business communications.

I thought his grouping was odd.

Marshall Law for Conference Calls

This week on the Public Speaker I talk about tips for improving your conference calls.  You can listen to this fun, free, episode here or if you prefer you can read a quick summary below. After the summary I cover a few controversial points…to mute or not to mute, then to chat or not to chat.

You might be surprised by what I have to say…

First and foremost a conference call is a MEETING.

Death by Meetings?

How to Run an Effective and Productive Meeting

This week on the Public Speaker I talk about how to plan and deliver effective and productive business meetings.  Here’s a quick summary, but you can listen to the episode here. (It’s less than 10 minutes.)

Know and state the purpose of your meeting.  Meetings are good for coming to resolution.

Effective and Productive Business Meetings

This week on the Public Speaker I talk about how to plan and deliver effective and productive business meetings.  Here’s a quick summary of the episode, but you can listen to the episode here. (It’s less than 10 minutes time.)

Know and state the purpose of your meeting.  Meetings are good for coming to resolution.  If you are sharing information perhaps another approach is better.

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