Author Archives: Rae Ringel

Give. Better. Feedback.

  Want to be a better boss, teacher, or overall human being? Learn how to give constructive feedback. Getting this skill right can be the difference between success and failure in your business and personal relationships.
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The Power of Narrative: A Fresh Perspective on Driving Results

Storytelling is the oldest form of entertainment. Good stories tap in to our deep-seated need to make sense of the world. In today’s information age — with its relentless focus on data and ROI — it’s easy to lose sight … Continue reading

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The Real Winners of the Oscars (and what it tells us about innovation)

GUEST POST written by Lisa Kay Solomon an amazing innovation strategist and frequent partner with The Ringel Group. No doubt you have completed at least one Oscar ballot in anticipation of this Sunday’s 2015 Oscar telecast, the grand dame of … Continue reading

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Hidden Requests: A Fresh Perspective on Complaints

From griping coworkers to whining children, it seems like everybody has something to moan about. What is behind all of these complaints? How do we transform this negative energy into something productive? These questions come up frequently with my clients. … Continue reading

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The Gift of Asking – A Fresh Perspective on Fundraising

For many of us, the prospect of asking for money of a donor conjures painful fears of rejection and disparagement. We think little of ignoring the dinnertime phone solicitation but dread being the one to make the ask. Recognizing this … Continue reading

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Pull Yourself Back from the Brink of Your Caffeine-Driven, Smart Phone-Addicted Life

GUEST POST written by my friend, colleague and an amazing executive coach, Scott Eblin,  President of The Eblin Group.  On a summer Sunday night four years ago, I found myself standing in front of a roomful of about 80 corporate … Continue reading

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The Power of Questions: Creating Enduring Solutions by Asking Better Questions

We live in a fast paced world, demanding of answers. Leaders are expected to be decisive, articulate and bold – but leadership is not about knowing all the answers. It’s about asking great questions that inspire, motivate and empower others. … Continue reading

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Welcome to A Fresh Perspective

I am very excited to initiate this opportunity to connect with you outside of our professional settings. This forum is not intended to be another technical how-to blog. It is meant to be a vehicle for reflection. We often feel … Continue reading

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