Author Archives: gsjonuk

Running Effective Meetings is A Critical Leadership Skill

Last year I attended a leadership session at my work to grow leadership capacity in the face of the grey wave sweeping our organization.   Admittedly, I’m a leadership geek. It’s grabbed by attention since before I ought to have cared. … Continue reading

Posted in Continous Learning, Practice Work, professional development, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Travel Tips for Really Really Smart Folk – Guidebook Love

I love to do it yourself (DIY) travel.  That means when I roam, I like to make my travel arrangements myself.  Nothing against travel agents, they offer awesome service to many people I know and I will likely use them someday … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Travel Prep. For Really, Really, Smart People – Part 1 of X

Wait for it – Coming soon. I published when I wanted to safe a draft to those handful of truly awesome people that have made the choice to subscribe to my little corner of the net. It will be about … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Petcha Kutcha 101

PechaKucha is the Japanese word for “chit-chat.”  It has a variety of pronunciations.  Put “How do you say PechaKucha?” into Youtube and you will get my drift.  I’ve mashed together and delivered three of these babies so far, with another one … Continue reading

Posted in Continous Learning, Practice Work | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Step-by-Step: A Strategic Movement Method When Delivering a Presentation

I recently read an article that inspired me to experiment.  It was in the The Toastmaster Magazine,  a publication that comes complementary with membership. I generally read it cover to cover because each issue has awesome tools that I use to boost my … Continue reading

Posted in Continous Learning, Practice Work | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Working Well With Humor – 3 tips to boost the levity factor of your next presentation

Humor is a tricky thing to master and an incredibly valuable communication asset to get your message across and have fun while doing it.  Here are 3 tips to boost your jocular acumen: Give it pause.  Often, humor needs space … Continue reading

Posted in Speech Writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Step Into It – Being Deliberate About When to Sit

A few months ago I read an article about how sitting is like the new smoking. Since then, I’ve been trying to do a better job of being deliberate about when and where I sit. I discovered that much of … Continue reading

Posted in Continous Learning | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment