better communication skills

5 Communication Practices Touted As Effective—That Really Aren’t

No matter the topic, there’s always the flipside. Politics? The liberal view versus the conservative view. Religion? Scores of interpretations. How to build the better app? Fee versus free, with imbedded links. So when it comes to communication, the same is true. What you’ve always heard as conventional wisdom may not be “best practice” after [...]

2018-02-28T21:13:55-05:00By |Comments Off on 5 Communication Practices Touted As Effective—That Really Aren’t

5 Mistakes Leaders Make That Cripple Teams

Leaders create the culture that helps their teams thrive––or barely survive. Of course, no leader intentionally stymies or stalls a team. But even the strongest leaders may make mistakes that freeze their people rather than free them to be their best. Here’s how:   How Leaders Cripple Their Team: 5 Mistakes   Mistake #1: Spoon-Feeding [...]

2018-02-28T21:13:57-05:00By |Comments Off on 5 Mistakes Leaders Make That Cripple Teams

12 Communication Habits to Become Better Team Leader

Let’s face it: Most professionals don’t have the gumption to point out to their boss habits that are killing morale, draining productivity, and building an emotional wall. In consulting with organizations for three decades and hearing clients complain about the communication—or lack thereof––from their boss or coworker across the hall, I’ve compiled the following list [...]

2018-02-28T21:15:43-05:00By |Comments Off on 12 Communication Habits to Become Better Team Leader