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How Storytelling Helps Us Connect with Our Audience

On February 10, 2019 the Grammy Awards opened with an introduction by women describing the importance of music in our lives. As I listened to Michelle Obama’s message, I thought of the relevance of her words to the work we do every day.  “Music helps us share ourselves…It allows us to hear one another, to […]

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Three Keys to Speaking Confidence and Conviction

This post was written by Amy Fenollosa, Director of Learning at The Latimer Group Think of the great leaders you’ve worked with in the past. Think of the speakers or leaders who stood out or inspired you, and consider what it was that made such an indelible impression. Wherever they may come from in the world, […]

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The Importance of Defining Your Personal Brand

Today’s post was written by Amy Fenollosa, Director of Learning at The Latimer Group. What do people say about you when you leave the room? That’s a question we often ask participants in our personal-branding workshop. Everyone has a personal brand, whether they acknowledge it or not. At The Latimer Group we describe personal brand as […]

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Sharpen Your Skills: A Look Ahead at Our New Courses for 2019

Chances are, if you’ve been through a workshop with The Latimer Group, you’ve had the opportunity to stand and deliver a presentation and receive feedback on the spot. We help our clients refine their messages to be more succinct and to the point, boost their confidence, and enable people to deliver with powerful presence. We […]

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Time Magazine and Finding the Most Effective Way to Communicate

This post was written by Amy Fenollosa, Director of Learning at The Latimer Group. You may have heard that Time magazine, the nearly 100-year-old weekly news magazine, was recently sold to a San Francisco entrepreneur. Time launched in 1923 by a few young Yale graduates who had a passion for the news and a desire […]

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Serena Williams and Finding Your Center

This post was written by Amy Fenollosa, Director of Learning at The Latimer Group. Even if you’re not a tennis fan, you may have seen a clip of the US Open match between Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka last weekend. Serena was issued a point penalty and a game penalty for violations on the court. […]

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Melinda Gates’ Advice for Women in Leadership

This post was written by Amy Fenollosa, Director of Learning at The Latimer Group. Melinda Gates, best known for her role supporting global health initiatives through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has another passion. She’s been investing in VC firms that are promoting women and minority led ventures. In a recent interview with Fortune, […]

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Three Keys to Making a Positive First Impression

This post was written by Amy Fenollosa, Director of Learning at The Latimer Group Last week I taught an Executive Presence workshop to a group of emerging leaders participating in a leadership training program in Charlotte, NC. Throughout the day we discussed presence and how we can improve it to make more powerful first impressions […]

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Taking a New Approach to Networking Events

Last week I was honored to speak at the Women in Fund Finance’s networking event. On the eve of the Global Fund Finance Symposium in New York, more than 100 women gathered to build connections and share experiences. The energy in the room was palpable as the attendees circulated and found common ground with their […]

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