Author Archives: Marta Steele

About Marta Steele

Partner and Community Manager at PeopleResults

Are You More Persuasive Than a 5th Grader?

I recently attended a TEDx conference, delivered by a class of 5th graders. Each student presented an impassioned speech on topics such …

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How to Tame a Supersized Ego

Self-doubt is something we all experience in our careers. Will I get through my presentation without vomiting? Can I successfully tackle this …

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Dealing with Resistance

Don’t be disappointed when no one hip-hip-hoorays or throws a party for your new initiative or idea. It doesn’t matter that you’ve done …

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Don’t Let Weak Words Limit You

Pay close attention to your word choice. Re-read your emails. Without knowing it, you may be slipping in “weak words” that sabotage …

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7 Signs Your Communication Approach Will Fail

Most leaders and organizations struggle during times of change. I’ve witnessed how Steering Committee Powerpoint slides, code drop deadlines and meticulous budget …

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You’ve Just Been Promoted. Now What?

Promotions are an incredibly validating and exciting time in a career. But promotions also bring uncertainty, vulnerability and exposure. Once the congratulations and high-fives taper …

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