Rachel Lefkowitz

Posts by Rachel Lefkowitz

  • overcome-anxiety-communicate-confidence

    Overcome Anxiety to Communicate with Confidence (by Reading This Post)

    August 19, 2019

    When nerves hit, communication often flails. Whether it’s butterflies in the tummy or a full-on anxiety attack, we’ve all felt the pain.  Media and Presentation Coach Jeff Ansel knows this feeling well. After a handful of panic attacks live on the air, the former radio and TV anchor knew something had to change.  In his course, Communicating with Confidence,...

  • tips for creativity

    Feeling Stuck? Try these 5 Techniques to Spark Creativity

    August 12, 2019

    Creativity is no longer a nice-to-have. It’s essential to thrive in today’s workplace. In fact, it’s the most in-demand soft skill in the world right now according LinkedIn Economic Graph Data. Why? In the face of increased automation, there’s no shortage of machines crunching numbers. What organizations need is the unique value that only humans can provide: the...

  • To be seen as a leader at work, you need to embody these qualities.

    If You Have These 6 Traits, People Will See You as a Leader (Regardless of Your Position)

    August 12, 2019

    You don’t need to be in management to be a leader within the organization. There are many ways to demonstrate leadership and potential for growth in your organization. Elizabeth and Lisa Earle McLeod cover it fully in Leading without Formal Authority. Here are 6 ways to ensure people see you as a leader: 1. Actively listen to colleagues. People tend to think...

  • phrases not to say at work

    5 Phrases You Should Absolutely Never Say at Work

    August 5, 2019

    The world of work is about relationships. In most organizations, saying the right thing goes a long way in helping you gain support...

  • These are signs that your performance reviews at your organization will be absolutely dreadful.

    The 5 Things That Guarantee Dreadful Performance Reviews

    November 9, 2017

    Todd Dewett, leadership guru and LinkedIn Learning instructor, said it best: "To be honest, performance reviews are sometimes the most...

  • Here are the key trends learning and development pros need to focus on, according to speakers at the 2017 DevLearn Conference.

    What Learning Leaders Need to Focus on the Most: 3...

    October 31, 2017

    Learning leaders, I’d like to take a moment to recognize the unique importance of your work. Because that (among many things we get...