• Corporate Team Building Ideas and Creating a Team Culture within Your Company

    by Joe Jessop In today’s tough economic times it is even more important to create a positive team culture within your organization by conducting corporate team building. In this era of downsizing and lay-offs you have to have a positive team culture among your employees. An upbeat and positive team will help your folks feel like ...

  • Corporate Team Building Ideas to Add Pep and Energy to Your Conference

    Here are three Corporate Team Building Ideas that are guaranteed to add pep and energy to your next conference and turn it into the home run hit you have been looking for. Have your quarterly, bi-annual, or annual conferences become dull and boring? As the planner for your conference, you feel the weight of trying ...

  • Effective Team Building Event Ideas Will Tear Down Communication Silos

    By Connie Timpson/Speaker/Sr. Instructor/The Leader’s Institute Corporate leaders look for strong team building event ideas that “will tear down the walls” that we build between divisions, departments, even cubicles.  Those corporate leaders have a great deal in common with one of the world’s best communicators.  Ronald Reagan told the world, “…tear down those walls.”  Hammer in ...

  • People Skills Vs. Knowledge

    People Skills Win Over Knowledge Research proves Mom right! By Connie Timpson/Keynote Speaker/Instructor/The Leader’s Institute As a journalist I got to do a lot of really cool things, like ripping a hole in the clouds with the The Blue Angels.  It was easy to talk about “tearing across the sky, and painting a beautiful jet trail across ...

  • I’m Confused… What Should I Do?

    About a year ago, I was teaching a Fearless Presentations class in Las Vegas, and toward the end of the class, one of the participants came up to me at a break to ask me about some of the other programs that we had listed on the back page of our manual. I’ve got to tell ...

  • The Art of Persuasion

    The Art of Persuasion More Effective Than “Pushing” or “Demanding” Just do it!      Don’t Leave Home Without It!    You’re In Good Hands Be The First To Know Slogans like these play on emotions that prompt us to buy. The advertising world has perfected the art of persuading us to believe in products, to try things, ...

  • Great Leaders-Build Trust And Rapport

    by Connie Timpson/Instructor/The Leader’s Institute President Barack Obama swept into the United Nations with his signature smile, and most of the world leaders smiled back. Even if you do not agree with his politics, you have to admit that his eager, open and charming smile is pretty likeable. And for most, his smile creates a sense ...