Talking Politics

Talking Politics

“It’s always been risky to voice your political views and, in today’s polarized environment, it’s become practically taboo. Our recent study showed that one in three of us have been attacked, insulted, or called names for sharing our opinions; and one in four have had a political discussion permanently damage a relationship.”

Check out our entire article in Harvard Business Review. Honored to be part of it. Here’s to having more effective conversations with those on the other end of the political spectrum!
https://hbr.org/2016/09/how-to-talk-politics-at-work-without-alienating-people

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Can We Talk?

Can We Talk?

When I share that my role model is Joan Rivers, I often get confused looks. People think of only plastic surgery, old age, and cheap jokes. That inadequate description misses the true essence of Joan’s brilliance and contribution.

Some will write accurately that Joan had incredible drive, stamina, and resilience—hosting TV shows in her 80’s, writing twelve books, and persevering after losing her husband to suicide.

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Your opening keynote was everything we could hope for: thought-provoking, enlightening, entertaining, interesting, informative and inspiring. Wow, you hit them all! You are just the sort of trouble-free, good-natured professional we love to deal with. Thank you.

Jean Barber, NRECA

I’ve taken a number of classes for my business and I can say that Candace is hands down the BEST teacher I have had. She’s a great speaker and lovely person.

Kirby Woodson, Founder, Petite Alma

Thank you for the wonderful session. I definitely learned new tools and have a greater appreciation of the power of communication and negotiation. Wish the day had been longer!”

Alison Kraigsley, AAAS Fellow, National Institutes of Health

I thoroughly enjoyed working with Candace, and highly recommend her.”

J.B., retired Program Director, Office of Personnel Management

Candace’s high energy and enthusiasm for her work is highly infectious.”

J.B., retired Program Director, Office of Personnel Management

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