Entrepreneur Leadership Network Writer
Founder and CEO of WordSmithRapport
Karima Mariama-Arthur is the founder and CEO of WordSmithRapport, an international consulting firm located in Washington, D.C. that specializes in professional development. She trains, coaches and consults for individuals and organizations on the dynamics of complex communication and high-performance leadership competence.
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Master Domain Knowledge, Not Platitudes, to Cultivate Emotional Intelligence
Be wary of the all-too-common, cursory approach to understanding the nuances of EQ.
This Genius Process for Prioritizing Reduces Stress and Increases Productivity
President Dwight D. Eisenhower created a simple method for determining what needs your attention now and what can wait.
5 Core Strategies for Cultivating Executive Presence
Here's how to lead with influence, rather than authority.
Building a Better Board: 5 Things Every New Board Member Should Know
Important insights that help board members thrive during their tenure.
Why 'Cognitive Computing' Is the Next Big Thing for Business Growth
This innovative technology is transforming employee contributions and optimizing business results.
Effective Communication Is Something You Learn, Not Something You're Born With
Listening actively and expressing thoughts clearly are hard-earned, high-level skills.
Ignorance Is Not Bliss: How Successful Business Leaders Deal With Information Overload
Everyone is hit by an avalanche of information everyday. The desire to tune it out is natural but has to be resisted.
3 Steps Effective Leaders Take When Dealing With Crisis
When everything goes sideways without warning is when you find out who really is a leader and who just happens to be boss.
Navigating the 3 Great Challenges of Entrepreneurship
How you navigate in the trenches of business will determine your success.
Don't Squander Your High Potential Talent: Hack It.
Innovative strategies for maximizing competence and capacity in your organization
Why You Need More Than Passion to Succeed In Business
Essential skills are needed to launch and sustain a company.