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SmartBrief is partnering with Big Think to create a weekly video spotlight in SmartBrief on Leadership called “VIP Corner: Video Insights Powered by Big Think.” This week, we’re featuring Brian Henson, chairman of The Jim Henson Co.
Brian Henson has a lot to live up to.
His father, Jim Henson, was a “gentle soul” whose leadership style created an environment in which artists could be free to create and flourish under the family entertainment company.[…] Continue Reading »
Last week, we asked: How well do leaders in your organization compromise with each other to achieve the best result?
- We always negotiate and compromise very well, and put the business first: 27.20%
- We often put the business first, but sometimes personal interests prevail: 50.29%
- We often put personal interests ahead of business interests: 15.46%
- We always put personal interests first, and don’t compromise well at all: 7.05%
Business first (most of the time).[…] Continue Reading »
Eileen N. Sinett, author of “Speaking that Connects,” is a coach-consultant and keynote speaker whose knowledge spans several cross-functional disciplines: the speech arts, communication sciences, psychology, career management, and training and development. She is committed to promoting confidence and clarity in speakers worldwide, enhancing personal and business relationships through communication improvement, and raising the bar on speaking performance with her unique presentation training brand, Speaking that Connects.[…] Continue Reading »