Wait. Do you hear that? Do you too have voices that are getting in the way? Are you aware of one majorly loud voice that’s interrupting yours? I recently made a list of voices that tell my own voice to pipe
Sometimes we shake our head “no” without realizing it. It can send mixed messages. If we are sharing good news, great findings, or encouragement while shaking our head “no,” it has a tendency to muddy the message at the least,
Part 1: Tactics: The More the Better Organizations want to measure communication abilities and evaluate soft skills outcomes – because if you can’t measure it – it doesn’t exist. Gauging progress in the art of communication can be challenging and
Which pig are you? In a world of quick fixes – we can miss the mastery. In a world of making a quick buck – we neglect the nuance of relationship. In a world of faster, bigger, better –
We went bowling with our team for a New Year’s gathering and that’s about the only time I go bowling during the year. I always have great intentions when I put on my shoes and explore for the perfect ball.
It’s a new year. Good time to clear out what’s not working. Bags of clothes and lightly used items show up at our local thrift stores. We are clearing out stuff. Either we got newer, better fitting things, or we
The holidays are here. For many of us this means more time with family; more gatherings with a variety of different folks. Sometimes being surrounded by people with different points of view can feel stressful and lead to challenging conversations.
Choose one thing. In order to be more effective, authentic, and aligned, choose one simple adjustment, new practice, or habit to create or replace. Consistently practice this one simple adjustment, and then let the ripple effect work its magic. Adjust
2016 starts with our new visual for our learning model. Have you ever delivered an important idea and had it land with less impact than expected? Have you had the experience of sharing feedback with a team member
In theaters and movies around the world right now, actors are jangling chains and older gentlemen are wandering about in pajamas to tell audiences the classic Dickens story published in 1843… A Christmas Carol. Scrooge is the rich old miser