We need to get more people talking. Think about all the times you have been in a meeting and you ask a question, only to have absolutely no one respond. They are sitting there looking at you with blank stares.
When I’m standing at the copier and noticing that the black and white copies are beginning to fade into nothingness, my first question is always, “who’s responsible for the toner?” When I am communicating with others, guess what? I am
Casting is not just for movies and fishing… In business, project managers need to be able to cast a team that will add value to their public speaking projects to assure the best outcome. That’s why casting directors of stage
The need for good communication skills is heightened during the holiday season, as are the many opportunities at parties and events to show off these skills. One holiday that I continue to love is Thanksgiving. My passion for it began as a
“That’s bad. That’s just bad.” I can still hear the director’s voice giving feedback on the scene we just rehearsed. And that’s the way it is for actors like me who have spent their entire careers perfecting a performance on
Think before you leap into a difficult conversation. With the holiday season approaching, we may have many festivities at the office or at home with family and friends. Sometimes these special events open the door for conflict and/or difficult conversations.
I planted an Autumn Brush Maple, a few years ago, outside of my office window at home. I noticed this year, with all the spring rain and cooler temps in Denver, that it has really grown. The neighbor even noticed
The world of compliments is multifaceted. There are at least two noticeable sides: giving or receiving. We may find it difficult to give compliments or we may have a difficult time receiving compliments. There is an art to doing either
Are you able to hold the space? Sometimes in business, we don’t know what to do when one of our co-workers speaks or acts outside of the norm. We interpret her/his behavior or energy through our own lens.