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2016 Goal –
Mastering Leadership Presence

How would mastering leadership presence open new career opportunities for you in 2016?

For many of our clients, professional improvement is an on-going commitment. To achieve greater executive presence, there needs to be consistency in communicating favorable leadership impressions. This consistency begins with our foundational program “Impression Management for Leaders™”, which many of you have participated in. This program allows you to take command of the impression you make....

Lawyers See the
Importance of Appearance

Karen Kaufman was quoted in The Philadelphia Lawyer Fall 2015 issue. “It takes under seven seconds to make an impression, and 7-10 different experiences to overcome that first impression.”  Karen Kaufman notes that when people are hiring attorneys, they expect them to act and be professional.  A “well-pressed” attorney recreates the look and feel of the courtroom. Dress...

The Smartest Ways
to Network at a Party

The Kaufman Partnership was recently mentioned in the Wall Street Journal:     By SUE SHELLENBARGER Updated Sept. 14, 2015 2:50 p.m. ET   Some people enter a room of strangers and glide along from one lively conversation to another, uncovering golden new business contacts. How do they do it? These people know how to read a room—a...

We were recently quoted in the Wall Street Journal about Age in the Workplace

Read the Wall Street Journal article: To Look Young at Work, Hiding Your (Child's) Age - Working parents who mix with young colleagues may hesitate to reveal they have teenagers by Sue Shellenbarger.

  With adoptions, blended families, second marriages, third marriages, children’s ages are just not relevant anymore” as an indicator of a person’s age, says Karen Kaufman, president of the Kaufman Partnership, Philadelphia, Impression Management consultants.  Link to the article