LearnChair Radio host Bob Dragone discusses the elements of style as they relate to a good leadership image with leading style expert Sylvie di Giusto. Sylvie relates her beginnings in HR as they developed her interest in style and how it is so important to project an image of competence and confidence. Her comments about the style factors of several of the recent presidential candidates are quite interesting and revealing. Silvie explores the link between style and leadership and why it is so important to create a good first impression. Her experience with helping to develop the image of many senior executives provides her unique insight as to what characteristics good leaders should have.
In this episode one of the most influential people in social media, Ted Rubin, explains the importance of building personal relationships on-line. Ted tells us about his approach, which he calls ROR - Return on Relationships. Ted re-introduces us to the one-on-one communication skills we’ve forgotten in our rush to new technologies, like social and mobile technologies, and how to manage these relationships productively. This is a very engaging conversation with one of the truly great masters of social media.