Author Archives: Marta Steele

About Marta Steele

Partner and Community Manager at PeopleResults

Addressing Resistance Head-On

If someone is resisting your idea, a change, a new procedure, an approach, it’s easy to assume he/she is afraid of or doesn’t like change. …

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What Does It Mean to Be an Executive Sponsor?

Change doesn’t stick without solid executive sponsorship. Projects fail when there’s no visible leader who provides strategic direction, ownership, authority, credibility, resources, …

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Why Most Communication Falls Flat

Communication is the most important dependency for any successful change. How can we inspire or influence others if our messages don’t stick? We …

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It’s OK Not to Be an Expert

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you don’t feel like an expert, but are expected to be one? For …

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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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