Art Petty

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Strengthen Your Strategic Smarts
Aug 12, 2019 -

The only thing more exasperating than being told, “You’ve got to develop your executive presence” during your performance evaluation is “You’ve got to think and act more strategically.” While various reactions—many unfit for print—jump to mind, there’s often a kernel of truth in these vague statements. And while sorting out how to develop your presence or strategic thinking skills is challenging, it is surmountable.

Aug 12, 2019 -

The only thing more exasperating than being told, “You’ve got to develop your executive presence” during your performance evaluation is “You’ve got to think and act more strategically.” While various reactions—many unfit for print—jump to mind, there’s often a kernel of truth in these vague statements. And while sorting out how to develop your presence or strategic thinking skills is challenging, it is surmountable.

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How Effective Leaders Use Reframing to Tackle Challenges
Feb 27, 2019 -

"This isn't a problem; it's an opportunity" is a cliché with oomph. It’s a simple, oft-referenced statement masking a powerful tool called reframing. The essence of reframing is to encourage us to look at situations from different perspectives in search of unique and improved solutions.

Feb 27, 2019 -

"This isn't a problem; it's an opportunity" is a cliché with oomph. It’s a simple, oft-referenced statement masking a powerful tool called reframing. The essence of reframing is to encourage us to look at situations from different perspectives in search of unique and improved solutions.

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How to Win When You're Under Attack At Work
May 22, 2018 - As you climb the career ladder, you will inevitably encounter situations where a colleague disagrees with your ideas or approaches. For...
May 22, 2018 - As you climb the career ladder, you will inevitably encounter situations where a colleague disagrees with your ideas or approaches. For...