fewer emails

Send Fewer Emails to Engage Deeper—and Lighten Your Load

Tim, a friend of mine back in college, had the weird habit of setting his alarm to go off at 7:00 am on Saturdays when he had no intention of getting...

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Giving Bad News Like the Brave

Mature optimism is a cornerstone of healthy living. If you’re habitually communicating “The sky is falling!” people draw the conclusion that...

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How Strong Leaders Own Up to Flops, Mistakes, and Misjudgment

(Forbes originally published my article here.) Being human means making mistakes. And being a leader means owning them. The weak defend mistakes,...

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email tips

Think Smart Before You Hit “Send” 

(This article first appeared in Indian Management.) Email saves an enormous amount of time for those who think strategically. For those who...

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5 Financial Rules Your Kids Hope You’ll Communicate to Them

(Guest post by Tim Alba) Your kids love a good lecture, right? Growing up, my kids would always sit at my feet, hoping I’d tell them what to do...

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body language

Does Your Body Language Sabotage or Support Your Message?

(This article first appeared on CommPRO.com.) The perception of “personal presence” dictates decisions and actions every day. People with...

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