David Wray

Building teamsCommunicationConfidenceEffective TeamsEngaged EmployeesInfluenceLeadershipMotivationOvercome ChallengesPerformance Management

What is a powerful and prolific communicator? Prolific is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “marked by abundant inventiveness or productivity” and powerful as “having great power, prestige, or influence”. In the context of communication, it means being able to effectively influence the conversation or mindset of… Continue Reading…

BoundariesChangeCommunicationConfidenceDecision-makingGoal SettingLeadershipMotivationPayoffsPrioritiesPurposeValues

What are values? Merriam Webster defines a “value” as something of relative worth, importance, or something (such as a principle or quality) intrinsically valuable or desirable. Values are a strong influencing force because values classify how we attach significance, worth,… Continue Reading…

CareerEmbracing learningGoal SettingLeadershipMotivationOpportunitiesOvercome ChallengesPublic speakingPurposeSkills

Public speaking is the number one social phobia Glossophobia, more commonly known as a fear of public speaking, is commonly affecting up to three-quarters of people. Yet it is a skill that is increasingly critical in our everyday lives, from… Continue Reading…

Building teamsCareer stallersCommunicationControlEffective TeamsEngaged EmployeesLeadershipMicromanagingMotivationSelf-Reflection

Micromanaging bosses stunt personal growth Micromanaging is a managerial process of closely observing, controlling and/or reminding employees of the work required. It is generally seen as a negative management style because it stunts or limits freedom. That is, the freedom… Continue Reading…

CareerDeterminationEmbracing learningGoal SettingMotivationOpportunitiesPurposeResilienceSkillsSuccess

Success is a skill or is it only an outcome? “The harder I work the luckier I become”, is an adage attributed, albeit incorrectly, to Thomas Jefferson. The earliest findings of this idea around luck and success date to 1922,… Continue Reading…

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