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The Self-Awareness/
Leadership Presence
Connection

“Self-awareness gives you the capacity to learn from
your mistakes as well as your successes. It enables you
to keep growing.” – Lawrence Bossidy, former CEO of
Allied Signal and General Electric Credit Corporation

If you want to emerge as a leader with the ability to inspire, influence, and enable others to achieve a common goal, you must start with yourself. Self-awareness is essential to recognizing your leadership strengths and needs, as well as understanding how to leverage those strengths to help convert your needs into future assets. The...

Creating Golden
Business Opportunities

By Don Kaufman, MSOD and Karen Kaufman, MSOD, Co-founders, The Kaufman Partnership       All relationships begin with an impression, some positive, some negative and some ambivalent. This we know. But what many people fail to realize is that they can actually learn how to manage their impression more effectively to create golden business opportunities. The...

The Curse of the
Endlessly Rescheduled
Meeting

How to stand up for yourself when colleagues repeatedly
postpone that important get-together

Karen Kaufman was recently quoted in the Wall Street Journal:     By SUE SHELLENBARGER June 6, 2017 11:04 a.m. ET Click here to link to the article How many times can you reschedule a meeting? The consensus among a dozen professionals and managers I interviewed: Three strikes and you’re out. “By the third time I start to get...

Karen Kaufman spoke
at the Healthcare Businesswomen’s
Association (HBA) Conference

Philadelphia, November 6-8, 2017

I was proud to speak at the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) Annual Conference in Philadelphia, November 6-8. There were more than 1,000 attendees for pre-conference seminars, exciting main-stage (plenary) presentations, more than 20 interactive workshops, multiple network-building opportunities and social events, exhibit hall and more. I presented  the workshop: Demystifying Executive Presence. More information here: https://www.hbanet.org/2017-annual-conference