Tag: leaders

Jennifer Kahnweiler doing a book signing after a live presentation at the University of Georgia Innovation lab
Jennifer Kahnweiler doing a book signing at the University of Georgia Innovation lab

Four Tips For Delivering an Actual Live Presentation

It’s been almost 2 years since I gave a live presentation in front of an audience! Last week, I eagerly drove up the road to the University of Georgia…

From left to right, Sandy Heffernan, myself, Sue Recko, John Courtney, and Lloyd Spann.

The Eulogy I Would Have Given

Recently I learned that my favorite boss, Sue Recko, passed away. Her passing caused me to reflect on my transformative experience with her over 20 years ago. In a…

Introverted Leader piece lives on

Things are supposed to live on the web forever. However, I had a recent surprise when my astute friend and PR whiz Patti Danos noticed that my 2009 Forbes…

Tips Introverts Can Use to Get Heard

Not that being an introvert doesn’t have some pluses, too. Kathleen McFeeters, president and CEO of dressmaker Donna Morgan, spent 15 years in the fashion biz before co-founding her own…

Do We Have To Talk Out Everything?

Two introverted participants in a recent communications seminar told me how frustrated they both were. What about? It turns out their company wants them to “talk out” project ideas to a variety of people outside their internal group. This is the new expectation in their culture – that they float ideas in the early stages. These introverted leaders are concerned that this reluctance to carefully think through ideas before sending them half baked into the “corporate universe”results in lower quality output.