Thinking On Your Feet - Staying Cool Under Pressure
"So, Susan, your report indicates you support forging ahead with the cost cutting initiatives, but have you considered the impact this will have on our users? Surely you remember the fallout from our prior attempts and the increases in cost resulting from required design changes? What next Susan? You have to answer the question and allay the PEO's concerns about the disruption to users. What do you do? What do you say? How do you say it? What if you can't think of anything to say? Thinking on your feet is highly coveted skill and when you master it, your clever and astute responses will instill immediate confidence in what you are saying. This article complements the Building Self Confidence article in this forum. Used together, these articles can improve others perception of your abilities. More importantly, mastering these skills will improve your perception of your abilities. Get out there and impress someone -- someone important!