Category Archives: 2015 Linda Talley Articles

Four Non-verbal Secrets for the Experienced and Inexperienced Networker

Most of us go to networking events hoping to get new business or at least some new leads. It reminds me of the cave men going out to hunt/kill a dinosaur for dinner. So I view networking as a man’s … Continue reading

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Leaders Lead and Followers Follow?

I believe that every good leader must have been a good follower at point in time. That being said, I also believe that a leader and followers must work together if the leader is to be effective. We must remember … Continue reading

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Why Leader Development?

For the past 100 years, we have studied leadership development and we know a lot about the construct of leadership. However, it is a complex construct and even though there are large amounts of data and information on leadership, there … Continue reading

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10 Secrets for Business Success

Be conscious of your nonverbal behavior as well as your verbal communication in every business situation. Attract people to you based on your nonverbal behavior—particularly hand gestures—vs. relying on overt or covert verbal and nonverbal messages. Read the body language … Continue reading

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Are Leadership and Management The Same?

Some would argue that leadership and management are different; however, they require the same skill sets. Basically, both managers and leaders have to manage things/people and pay attention to the details—which many believe is the manager’s job. They also have … Continue reading

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Why You Talk to Strangers on a Plane

Have you ever thought about how much information you give to people you don’t really know? I used to do it a lot more than I do now, but we all do it, and there are reasons why we do … Continue reading

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Are Leaders Born or Made?

Scientists such as myself have been studying the construct of leadership for more than 100 years, so we know quite a lot about effective and ineffective leaders. One issue that I want to make clear is the question of whether … Continue reading

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Does Power Corrupt?

There are numerous CEOs who are guests of our prison system, and perhaps you might wonder what happened? You know why they are there—they are convicted felons! But how did a highly valued, highly educated, and very highly paid CEO … Continue reading

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