Category: Training & Development

What’s Your Cognitive Preference?

I recently led a training session for the JDJ team on cognitive preferences. What is a cognitive preference? In short, it’s a means of describing how a person prefers to process information. Each quadrant of your brain is responsible for a unique set of functions: logic, imaging, sequencing & feeling. And each of us tends to work most efficiently […]

The Power of Presence

I recently had the pleasure of attending a sold-out event sponsored by The Commonwealth Institute, a non-profit organization whose mission is to advance businesswomen in leadership positions. Between coffee, orange juice, and a delicious breakfast, we enjoyed a presentation from Amy Cuddy, a Harvard Business School professor and social psychologist. Cuddy discussed her best-selling book, Presence: Bringing […]

Heckerling Conference 2016

For the last seven years, I’ve been privileged to attend the annual Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning in Orlando, FL. Founded in 1966 by Professor Philip E. Heckerling, the Institute brings estate planning professionals from around the United States together for a week-long conference each January. This year’s 50th anniversary drew a record 3,200-plus attendees, […]