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Power Up Your Professional Presence Training

Participant Materials:

Power Up Participant Materials

Power Up Participant Slides

Power Up your Presence Action Plan

Follow-up Summary from June 8th, 2015 class

Follow-up Summary from June 22nd, 2015 class

Follow-up Summary from August 12, 2015 class

Follow-up Summary from September 14, 2015 class

How to Give Feedback that Works – Forbes Article

Vocabulary of Feelings

Connecting “feelings” with “their sources”

Daniel Goleman Article on Leadership – What Makes a Leader? Harvard Business Review

Key Skills for Raining Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence: What Smart Managers Know

Leadership Resources

Additional Resources – Emotional Intelligence: 

  • Cooper, Robert K. PH.D. Ayman Sawaf.  Executive EQ – Emotional Intelligence & Leadership in Organization, Advanced Intelligence Technologies, LLC, 1996.
  • Crichton, Rebecca. Emotional Intelligence: You Can’t Work Smarter Without ItManager Magazine, Issue Three, 1998.
  • Dwyer Bang, Jan “So, What Do You Do?” How to Respond with your Head And Your Heart, Real World Career Development Strategies That Work, Insight Publishing, 2003.
  •  Goleman, Daniel.  Working with Emotional Intelligence, Bantam Books, 1998.
  • Goleman, Daniel and Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee, Primal Leadership: Learning to Lead with Emotional Intelligence, Harvard Business School Press, 2002.
  • Stauffer, David. Boosting your Emotional IntelligenceManaging Yourself For the Career You Want, Harvard Business School Press Corporation, The Results-Driven Manager Series, 2004.
  • EQ Map – Essi Systems 
  • YouTube Video – Empathy vs. Sympathy – Brene Brown
  • Coaching Questions – Powerful Questions

Additional Resources – Professionalism and Leadership:

For more information on leadership, visit my blog at:

Assertive Communication:

 How to be more Assertive – Blog Posting by Andrea Ayres 

Assertiveness – Working with People – Not Against Them by Ruth Hill 


Dealing with Managing Competing Priorities & Organizing your Work:

Generation Articles

Real World Career Development Strategies That Work

Jan Dwyer Bang book

A practical book filled with a myriad of practical career tools and resources from 11 career professionals that include:

  • Finding your Passion (by Jan Dwyer)
  • Aligning your Career with your Life Purpose
  • The Downsizing Survival Guide
  • The Changing World of Work