The latest from Lorraine Ranalli

- by Lorraine Ranalli

Can you name your banker?

More than a great pick-up line, “can you name your banker?” is a good litmus test for you if you are the banker, aka relationship manager. Heck, you can substitute ...

- by Lorraine Ranalli

Online training: The good, the bad, and a solution

Let me begin with an apology to (and plug for) Rosemont College. About ten years ago, I was brought in to conduct a special accelerated Public Speaking class. In response ...

- by Lorraine Ranalli

7 ways to market your book

After receiving an influx of questions about writing and publishing a book, I decided in 2014 to put my advice into an article and publish it on LinkedIn. The regular ...

- by Lorraine Ranalli

Developing leaders and embracing change

Imagine being asked by the top brass of an organization to develop and facilitate for its esteemed leadership team a training program focused on change management, only to discover through ...

- by Lorraine Ranalli

9 words to retire with 2019

Although language is fluid, accepted modern colloquialisms along with recent additions to the English dictionary is a reminder of the adage: “just because we can does not mean we should.” ...

- by Lorraine Ranalli

How the bandwagon fallacy hurts your brand

“I don’t know anyone who…” can be persuasive because we instinctively desire to fit-in but think about the messages associated with that statement. When I heard a talking head ...

- by Lorraine Ranalli

Knowing this distinction could boost your credibility

Thanks to online networking, more businesspeople are writing more frequently than just a decade ago. Most of us are conscientious about the content we make public but how many of ...