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Interview Prep: Talk to the Mirror

Want to arrive at your interview feeling confident and well prepared? Follow a series of progressive steps, including talking to the mirror! No, I’ve not had a few too many glasses of wine today, and am not endorsing narcissism. I…

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Elevating Your Minutes

Now that we spent time Deconstructing Your Minutes in yesterday’s blog, let’s turn to how our use of language can elevate them. When preparing minutes, do you sometimes seek inspiration to minimize repetition of verbs used to summarize actions undertaken…

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Deconstructing Your Minutes

Yesterday, I spoke of the “less is more” philosophy, and the attributes of architect Mies van der Rohe’s work. Applying those attributes to our world, I invited Assistants to think of your minutes as radiating “the confidence, rationality, and elegance…

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