Leadership Perceptions De-Bunked By Hall of Fame Keynote Speaker Connie Podesta Bottom line? YOU ARE A LEADER. All the time. Whether you’re at work or at home. Employed or stay at home parent. Paid job or volunteer. Willing or unwilling. Honestly? It doesn’t make any difference what you do or choose not do. Even if you THINK you are a follower and always avoid center stage, you can’t escape the fact that you are ALWAYS in the position to influence other people’s thoughts, actions and attitudes. That’s quite a responsibility. We influence others all the time. By what we say and
Innovative Insights from Motivational Speaker Connie Podesta By Julie Escobar, Syndicated Columnist In a time when many organizations are working hard to grow their business, customer base, sales and profitability, savvy leaders are turning to industry experts for advice, motivation and real-world strategies for powerful change. I asked just such an industry expert -- Motivational Speaker and leadership expert Connie Podesta for her take on what’s working (and what’s not) for corporations and organizations today. Julie: Connie – what I love about you is that you’ve seen it ALL! As
By Leadership Keynote Speaker and Author Connie Podesta I’ve been an expert in human behavior for more than 25 years. So when I was asked recently what my number one advice tip would be to leaders and managers who wanted higher results and productivity from their employees, my answer was immediate. Hands down: STOP ignoring behavior you don’t want repeated. Honestly – this is the number one mistake that leaders make – and they make it OFTEN. Bottom line: Most people do not like confrontation. As a result, they tend to rationalize, look away, or make excuses for behaviors, attitudes,
The Power of Influence and Empowerment By Business Motivational Speaker and Human Relations Expert Connie Podesta Bottom line? If there was ever a time this world needs great leaders--it is NOW! But let there be no doubt about it, Leadership and helping others succeed? Is a TOUGH job. It’s both a privilege and a life-changing responsibility. As a leader, YOU have a direct impact on other people’s successes (or failures) as a result of: Your Choices. Your intellect. Your creativity. Your power to influence. Your Integrity. And your ability to coach, mentor and teach others
By Motivational Speaker Connie Podesta Here is my two-minute tip of the month on leadership. Short & Sweet! Share with your friends and co-workers and let me know what you think! How are YOU standing out in a LEADERSHIP role?