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Sharí Alexander

Sharí Alexander is a communication specialist and founder of Observe Connect Influence, a Los Angeles based training and consulting firm helping leaders increase their influence through educational programs and private coaching. She blogs at Shari-Alexander.com.

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The Art of Having a Productive Argument

The Art of Having a Productive Argument

Learn to articulate what you want, spend time listening and try to understand the other side. And experiment with these seven steps.
March 31, 2014 in Leadership
Tone It Down: 5 Introverted Lessons for Extroverts

Tone It Down: 5 Introverted Lessons for Extroverts

Sometimes, it pays to be quiet and reserved. Here are the benefits of not being the center of attention.
March 7, 2014 in Grow Your Business
The Interview Questions You Aren't Asking But Should Be

The Interview Questions You Aren't Asking But Should Be

Catch job candidates off-guard with the right questions and you'll quickly uncover their true colors.
November 27, 2013 in Hiring Center
How to Save Any Presentation From a Technology Meltdown

How to Save Any Presentation From a Technology Meltdown

Don't let a technology glitch or mistake ruin your next presentation. Here are four ways to save any presentation from disaster.
November 12, 2013 in Management & Operations
How to Motivate Employees in Less Than 5 Minutes

How to Motivate Employees in Less Than 5 Minutes

Motivating your team can be more art than science, but here are four techniques that work.
November 5, 2013 in Managing Employees
Why Every Entrepreneur Should Unleash Their Inner Artist

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Unleash Their Inner Artist

Here are five ways to let your creative side shine to be a better entrepreneur.
October 11, 2013 in Business Ideas
What Your Office Design Says About You As a Leader (And It Isn't Pretty)

What Your Office Design Says About You As a Leader (And It Isn't Pretty)

The way you decorate and design your office says a lot about the kind of boss you are. Here are three key factors.
September 30, 2013 in Leadership
6 Easy Ways to Make Meetings Fun -- Or At Least, Not Suck

6 Easy Ways to Make Meetings Fun -- Or At Least, Not Suck

What if the dreaded meeting could actually be an event your team looked forward to? Here are six ways to revamp meetings to get employees engaged and interested.
September 13, 2013 in Managing Employees
5 Ways to Be a Badass Leader, James Bond Style

5 Ways to Be a Badass Leader, James Bond Style

You can learn valuable lessons about leadership from 007 and his ilk. Here are five big take-aways.
September 10, 2013 in Leadership