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Humility

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on Dec. 15, 2013

A Short Course in Human Relationship: My father taught me that in order to be "big" we must first be willing to make ourselves small.

This 60-second fix will make your LinkedIn profile stand out instantly

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on Dec. 31, 2021

Uh oh… You’re in a hurry. The clock is ticking to apply for that great job. Your profile is up to date, but doesn’t stand out. Here’s a 60 second change that works.

Do You HEAR Me? The Difference between Listening and Hearing

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on March 23, 2014

Is there a difference between listening and hearing? How many times have you said, "Are you LISTENING to me?" or "Did you HEAR what I said?"

Choosing Our Associates

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on Jan. 5, 2014

Worthy friendship is a universal quest. Who will walk down the narrow road with you, willing and able to weather the storm? Who will stand in the gap with you?

How to Breakout Without Selling Out

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on Aug. 24, 2014

Advocate for yourself so that one day you may advocate for those without. That's not selfish, that's service.

How to Break Free from the Humility Trap

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on July 6, 2014

If you want to inspire others to fulfill their potential, fulfill your own. Advocate for yourself so that one day you may advocate for others.

Knowledge vs Wisdom

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on Sept. 27, 2014

I think we often seek knowledge in hopes that it gives us wisdom

How to Beat the "I've-Got-No-Time-to-Network" Blues

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on Oct. 12, 2014

Are you singing the "No-Time-to-Network Blues"? Networking always fell from my To Do List. Until now.

What Business School Can't Teach Your Leaders About Trust

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on Nov. 2, 2014

Do you know how much is in your "trust" account? You know, the account where your organization keeps score on how much they trust you? Maybe it's time to find out.

The Myth of Silver Bullet Solutions

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on Jan. 26, 2014

If all you have is a hammer, then everything is a nail.

The Myth of Silver Bullet Solutions

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on Feb. 1, 2015

If all you have is a hammer, then everything is a nail.

Small Talk Lessons from an Introvert

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on March 14, 2015

What can we learn about small talk from introverts? They prepare.

Be Instantly More Persuasive with this 1 Simple Tip

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on April 19, 2016

I used to wonder what the secret was to being persuasive. Then I learned, with a wave of the hand everyone can be instantly more persuasive.

6 Words that Earn Respect

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on Dec. 30, 2019

Leadership is not about taking credit. It’s about assuming responsibility

Visualize

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on Dec. 15, 2013

Visualize the world's population as 100 people

Introducing the Superhero Series

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on Sept. 15, 2013

When I was four years old, I was Robin, Boy Wonder, to my brother's Batman, and my sister's Superman. Then I "grew up" and left my mask and cape behind. Well, superheroes are making their comeback.

Speak to Your Future Audience

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on Jan. 4, 2014

The most compelling speakers speak to their future audience. Their message is repeated, not just by the audience sitting in front of them, but by an unseen audience who will hear the message in the future.

The Mission Statement

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on Dec. 28, 2013

A mission statement is a declaration of our purpose, and a commitment to ourselves, our organizations and to those whom we serve.

The World as 100 People

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on April 20, 2014

I have never been able to wrap my mind around the world's population. But I can if I change my perspective.

Picture This: Audience Engagement that Works

Written by Rebecca Okamoto on March 16, 2014

Imagery is a short cut to connection.