Today, the first interaction someone has with you is often downplayed and frankly not always taken seriously. When you meet with a big prospect face-to-face you wear your best suit and take the time to be totally prepared. You are establishing yourself for what we know as the first impression. But, today, this usually is not the first interaction they have with you. In fact, that first face-to-face meeting may never be possible unless the real first impression is impressive.
Change is key to the survival and the success of an organization; whether it’s an upgrade to a new email system or a paradigm shift towards gender equality.
With more than 30 years of corporate career, change catalyst Sharon Stanbury has seen the ups and downs of implementing key changes. And in this episode of The Female Red Zone, she shares valuable lessons, tips and insights for leaders who are on their way to promote changes in their organization.
As immediate past president of Women in Insurance and Financial Services (WIFS), Susan L. Combs had to face challenges many executives are familiar with:
- Leading large organization with diverse members
- Dealing with business issues
- Taking care of their family
Find out how she was able to be successful in being a leader, a business owner, and a wife.
Let her share with you key insights on how to better promote inclusion.
The one “thank you” that feels the most sincere is the one that comes from you directly. When someone can hear you say “thank you” – just to them – it feels different. It feels personal. It feels authentic.
If you want to make an impact during this holiday season, consider calling someone or stop by someone’s office and deliver that “thank you” in person.
Why? The “thank you” that is delivered personally takes more effort (and we know it) than sending off an email,
How do you build a competent, driven team in the midst of dynamic change in your organization? Are you doing the right things to keep your team motivated, move forward and produce?
Join Leadership Investment’s Woman of The Year, Carolyn Paul, as she discusses the importance of communicating and reaching out to your team in a personal level in order to bring progress to your organization.
Find out how she built her credibility and success in the financial services industry and how you can do it as well.