The latest from Lorraine Ranalli

- by Lorraine Ranalli

3 tips to improve CU brand storytelling

What are steps we can take to better tell our stories? …expose our brand? …get our message out and have it received as intended? If you’re not ...

- 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 ...