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Five Quick Tips to Improve Your Communication Skills At Work

by Dr. Vivian W. Lee
Many people have read the book, How to Win Friends and Influence People. However, not many know how to apply the secrets in real life. Perhaps the secret of all secrets …

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Five Quick Tips to Improve Your Communication Skills At Work
Five Quick Tips to Improve Your Communication Skills At Work

by Dr. Vivian W. Lee
Many people have read the book, How to Win Friends and Influence People. However, not many know how to apply the secrets in real life. Perhaps the secret of all secrets …

Five Reasons Why We Are Not Listening
Five Reasons Why We Are Not Listening

by Geok Chwee Ong
When is the last time you spoke to someone and felt genuinely understood and listened to? A long time back? You are not alone. There are five key reasons why we are …

In Love With Yourself: Dealing With Narcissistic Personalities at Work
In Love With Yourself: Dealing With Narcissistic Personalities at Work

by Mary Louise Vannatta
Love is an interesting business subject. I’ve written about loving your job, being in love with a co-worker or working with a spouse you love. But what if you are working with …

Seven Common Workplace Communication Obstacles and How to Overcome Them
Seven Common Workplace Communication Obstacles and How to Overcome Them

by Jessica Champion
The Importance of Effective Communication in the Workplace
It doesn’t matter whether you rely primarily on interpersonal communication, email, written copy, or some other form of messaging to connect with coworkers, employees and …

Three Power Steps for Responding to Criticism
Three Power Steps for Responding to Criticism

by John Eric Jacobsen
In my entire career I have never met anyone who enjoyed being criticized. Have you? Do you enjoy being criticized? Worse; have you ever been criticized by a blatant imbecile who has …

Executive Communication: 6 Strategies for Communicating As a Leader
Executive Communication: 6 Strategies for Communicating As a Leader

by Dianna Booher
The essence of leadership is communication. Although Creating Personal Presence: Look, Talk, Think, and Act Like a Leader covers four “part” to developing and strengthening the ability to persuade, influence, and connect, it’s …

Go From Shy Introvert to Networking Superstar
Go From Shy Introvert to Networking Superstar

by Sarah Hathorn, AICI CIP, CPBS
Networking is vital in today’s business world, but some of us (myself included, believe it or not!) are introverts at heart and working the room or stepping to the podium …

How Storytelling Improves Team Building
How Storytelling Improves Team Building

by Richard M. Highsmith, MS
When I first graduated from college, I was hired full-time at a children’s home. I had been working there part-time as a relief childcare worker. With my degree I was promoted …

The New Realities of Leadership Communication
The New Realities of Leadership Communication

by Tangela Davis
The new realities of leadership communication can be viewed from the context that we are moving to an era of organizational conversation. This reality has come about as a result of five things: …

Turning a Negative Person Around
Turning a Negative Person Around

by Anne Warfield
There he is in the back row, with his arms crossed and a tough look on his face. Pretty soon he is picking a fight with you in the front of the room. …

The 5 Steps to Any Successful Conversation
The 5 Steps to Any Successful Conversation

William D. Hannam
Have you ever wondered why your thoughts and ideas never seem to make it to the ears of your target? Whether they are your friends, parents or even co-workers it often seems easier …

Executive Communication Skills: Know What to Do With Your 15 Minutes of Fame
Executive Communication Skills: Know What to Do With Your 15 Minutes of Fame

by Dianna Booher
Sooner or later, you’re going to get caught in the spotlight: You excel on a big project, and you’re invited to claim your accolades in front of a group. You lead a team …

How to Manage Perceptions So They Work For You Not Against You
How to Manage Perceptions So They Work For You Not Against You

Anne Warfield
Sixty seconds is not a long time. Yet that is all it takes for a customer to gain a quick perception of your store and of you. This perception then becomes a reality to …

No More Whiners in the Workplace
No More Whiners in the Workplace

by Leila Bulling Towne
Does this sound familiar? “Why is it so hard to get a promotion?” and “How come I never get the recognition I deserve?” Ahh, workplace whining!
One of my common responses is, “Get …

Communication Skills: 6 Tips to Take Your Communication from Good to Great
Communication Skills: 6 Tips to Take Your Communication from Good to Great

by Dianna Booher
What makes people label some public figures (Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela) “great communicators” and others merely good? Why do some professionals enter the workplace and earn the tag …