Podcasts from a Caribbean Cubicle
Is Your Company Pivoting Fast Enough?

Is Your Company Pivoting Fast Enough?

January 24, 2021

While no-one thinks that business-as-usual will take you through these tumultuous times, how can you tell if your organization is transforming quickly enough to earn a place among the survivors? Are you watching for signs that reveal the truth about the pace of your digital transformation?

Don’t Waste the Pandemic!

Don’t Waste the Pandemic!

January 12, 2021

It’s often said that a good disaster shouldn’t be squandered. If you were to follow this maxim for 2021, how could you make the most of last year’s twin evils: a recession and a worldwide pandemic?

 

The original article can be found here: http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/business/20210110/francis-wadedont-waste-pandemic

Signs of an Unhealthy Probationary Period

Signs of an Unhealthy Probationary Period

December 31, 2020

Years ago, I mistakenly worked for someone I shouldn’t have. Since then, I have wondered: could I have foreseen what transpired? Were there early warning signs I overlooked?

Are you falling behind on LinkedIn?

Are you falling behind on LinkedIn?

December 20, 2020

To many, LinkedIn is just another social network like Facebook and Twitter, with a bit more business emphasis. This view understates its importance. COVID-19 has helped make the very opposite true today: as a professional you cannot afford to either be outdated on, or missing from, the platform.

Becoming a Thought Leader

Becoming a Thought Leader

November 30, 2020

Do you ever read my column and disagree with what I have to say? This could be a good sign: you may be ready to take your place as a business thought leader.

 

How to Persuade an Audience Productively

How to Persuade an Audience Productively

November 19, 2020

Do you have the challenge of persuading an audience in either a speech or the written word? Here’s a useful outline I have adapted for use in the background of my talks and articles, including this one.

Will Your Church or NGO Survive the Pandemic?

Will Your Church or NGO Survive the Pandemic?

November 8, 2020

Are you concerned that your church or Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) may not survive the combined punches of a pandemic and a recession? You should be. But there’s much you can do to intervene and turn things around.

Why Thought Leadership Means More than Just Thinking

Why Thought Leadership Means More than Just Thinking

October 18, 2020

Are you someone who leads by sharing your best ideas with a defined audience? As a “thought leader” you may have noticed that technology has made certain tasks easier, but the overall challenge has become formidable.

How to Convert Your In-Person Conference to an Online Summit

How to Convert Your In-Person Conference to an Online Summit

October 5, 2020

Is your organization accustomed to holding real-life gatherings for scores or hundreds of its followers, shareholders, customers or members? If so, what should it do in these pandemic times? Are large-scale, virtual events as simple as they seem?

Listening During a Negotiation

Listening During a Negotiation

September 20, 2020

The task of negotiating with other people is part and parcel of business-life. However, many hate having to do so, and a large percentage do so ineffectively. One cause is that most focus on the quality of their speaking, fixating on what they need to say. By contrast, masterful negotiators take a different approach: deep listening.

 

Play this podcast on Podbean App