Communication

How To Work With People You Don’t Like

(Forbes first published my article here.) Being locked into a leadership role or project with a person who rubs you the wrong way produces stress—and often collateral damage and bad decisions. We see the results played out at the highest levels of government, corporations, and nonprofits. To get specific: Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump. So [...]

2019-03-18T22:21:19-05:00By |Comments Off on How To Work With People You Don’t Like

The Communication Competition: How to win in today’s chaotic business environment

Guest post by Sara Canaday An article in Forbes recently explained that our brains use our senses to gather roughly 11 million bits of information per second from the environment around us. However, our conscious minds have the capacity to process only about 40 of those at once. No wonder it’s a challenge for professionals [...]

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5 Communication Skills That Will Identify You As a Leader

(Forbes previously published my article here.) How do “leaders” get labeled in your organization?  While most organizations these days have a special emphasis on “developing leaders,” selection to these groups varies widely—from seasoned senior managers being considered for promotion to the executive ranks . . . to those members with less than three years’ experience [...]

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The 10 Commandments of Successful Sales Communication

Salespeople typically do a great job in engaging customers and presenting their service or product. But occasionally, a salesperson stuns you. Such was the case about a year ago while I was shopping for a jewelry armoire. When I climbed into the car after the sales interaction, I grabbed my iPhone to make a note [...]

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Communicating Love Through Stages and Seasons of Marriage

Remember Valentine’s Day: Feb 14! My gift to you: The week’s guest article by Dr. Jeff Rees. We hope it makes a big difference in your communication and ultimately your relationship! Marriages go through different developmental stages. When periods of joy and pleasure are sustained, life is good.  But when marriage has its equivalent of [...]

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How to Become A Person of Influence

(Forbes first published my article here.) Business circles are buzzing often these days about influence. Who has it? Who lacks it? Why people need it? Often, the conversations sound as if influence were a commodity you could buy at the local store or install on your laptop. Although it’s not that easy, people have more [...]

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