Entries by Kimberly Gerber

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Creating Confidence in Every Conversation

Think of a recent social or business gathering you attended. Who were the people that you were drawn to? I bet that they were the ones who exuded confidence. You probably remember them well because these people radiate a warmth and enthusiasm that magnetized others toward them. People with an authentic, confident approach are comfortable […]

Stress, Be Gone! How to Manage the Daily Stressors

Do you ever get so overwhelmed in your personal or professional life that you feel like you’re just trying to stay afloat? When our minds are saturated with endless tasks, stress begins to kick in and we aren’t able to operate at our full potential. We start to work from the emotional parts of our […]

Be ANYTHING But Boring

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of a conversation with someone and you slowly see their attention fade away? The glaze in their eyes appears and your panic starts to set in. The last thing you can afford to do is bore your audience, especially if you’re trying to create a connection, gain […]

How to Be a Risk-Taker Even When You’re Scared

Everyone admires a risk-taker, right? There’s something exciting about someone who takes a chance; the person who has the courage to start a business in a down economy, a sports team that goes for the two-point shot to win the game or the sky-diver who jumps out of an airplane and isn’t afraid to fall. […]

How to Wow Your Clients & Colleagues this Holiday!

Corporate gift-giving: it can be a tricky thing, right? During the holidays, we want to give gifts that our co-workers, bosses and clients truly want; something that they will value and that will leave them with a fond memory of you. So how do you do this? I’ve found that some of the best corporate […]

5 Myths That Keep Professionals Stuck in Their Career

Over the past 16 years, I’ve seen a lot of professionals buy into silly myths about what they should and shouldn’t do when it comes to their career. Backed by a mantra of good manners, served with a side of logic, it’s no surprise that so many professionals fall into the trap of believing them […]

Believe It or Not, Success and Happiness Requires a “No”

Are you the kind of person who says “yes” to things before you know if you have the time and energy for them?  If so, you’re in good company. Lots (and lots) of people make commitments they probably shouldn’t. They do it for reasons that make sense in the moment…they want to help, don’t want […]

Isn’t it Time for a Stretch?

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone to Get Ahead We all have our comfort zone: a world where we are at ease in our routine surroundings, job, community, and relationships. We know these routines like the back of our hand and feel comfortable in knowing that things will rarely change. But here’s the problem with […]