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Category: #LeadershipMonday

Three Simple Messages for Stronger Communication

The other day I was playing with my kids, and my elder child asked me more about what I do at The Latimer Group. I gave him what I thought was a good answer… “we provide coaching and training to…” But my answer wasn’t super helpful to a nine-year old. So I took another stab […]

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George H.W. Bush, 1924-2018

On November 30, America and the world lost a great man and a good man, with the passing of our 41st President, George Herbert Walker Bush. His passing gives us the excuse to examine him and his legacy… and to take a good, hard look in the mirror. President Bush (often referred to as “41”) […]

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Embracing The Human: Using Empathy To Connect With An Audience

Originally published with the Forbes Coaches Council, September 2018. As a coach, I see a lot of different kinds of speakers: those who are confident and controlled and others who are nervous and still figuring out how to get their point across. And I’ve had people ask, “Don’t you sometimes want to laugh at how bad some […]

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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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John McCain and the Lost Art of Compromise

America lost more than a well-known politician on Saturday, August 25. We lost one of the last leaders of a breed that is not only dying, but might perhaps now be extinct. We lost a politician who was not afraid to speak his mind, but always did so with respect and decency for those with […]

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Help Us Solve a Universal Business Problem

We’ve written on this topic before, but it is such a global business issue, that I am writing about it again. We have clients across a range of industries and on five continents. And no matter where we go, no matter what the industry is, everyone complains about the exact same thing. Everyone wants their […]

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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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Followership is NOT a Bad Word!

Part of our coaching and teaching at The Latimer Group is about leadership. But in our client work, we rarely talk about leadership without also mentioning the importance of followership. We’re talking about it with a number of our clients, and they all like the concepts we are discussing: being a great teammate, listening well, […]

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