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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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Take a Walk for a Difficult Talk
Take a Walk for a Difficult Talk

by Dianna Booher
Walking loosens the tongue. Think back to your childhood. Do you remember any long walks with grandparents, aunts, or uncles when you bonded as you bounded through the neighborhood or countryside?
Or about those …

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 …

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: …

Don’t Speak Without a Good Story: Your Story Matters
Don’t Speak Without a Good Story: Your Story Matters

by Mark C. Thompson
Even in the midst of our fast-paced, ever-changing digital world, one of the great fundamentals of society remains central: storytelling. For example, it plays a major role in the innovation Dr. Henry …

Better Communication Equals More Effective Leadership
Better Communication Equals More Effective Leadership

by Chris Hammer, Ph.D.
When I started coaching some time back, I made it my mission to absorb as much information as I could about leadership (specifically in the areas of interpersonal effectiveness and good communication): …

Communication in Leadership
Communication in Leadership

by Laurie Wilhelm
Live truth instead of expressing it.
~ Elbert Hubbard
It’s easy to use words to state our values. What’s difficult
is to translate those words into reality.
When we speak our values, we’re talking about those noble …

Be Curious – and be a Successful Communicator
Be Curious – and be a Successful Communicator

by Judy Ringer
There are many ways to improve the way you communicate. For example, you will always start things off on the right foot by opening the conversation in a way that creates mutual respect. …

Employing an Effective Feedback Process
Employing an Effective Feedback Process

by Timothy F Bednarz
For feedback to be useful and productive, coaching managers need to pay close attention to possible consequences that can occur once it has been provided. Constructive feedback tends to enhance employee relationships …

How to Fight Fair With Teammates
How to Fight Fair With Teammates

by Richard Highsmith
Conflict is inevitable in all relationships. The workplace is not so different in this respect than your personal life. It is simply part of the human condition. To resolve conflict more quickly in …

How to Avoid Making Destructive Comments – Marshall Goldsmith
How to Avoid Making Destructive Comments – Marshall Goldsmith

by Laurie Wilhelm
We can learn a lot from Marshall Goldsmith, who was recently recognized as one of the top leadership thinkers in the world at the bi-annual Thinkers50 ceremony sponsored by the Harvard Business Review.
Marshall …

Marshall Goldsmith: Three Words to Stop Using
Marshall Goldsmith: Three Words to Stop Using

by Laurie Wilhelm
This is a great video by Marshall Goldsmith, who was recently recognized as the #1 leadership thinker in the world at the bi-annual Thinkers50 ceremony sponsored by the Harvard Business Review.
Marshall discusses three …

The Mannerisms Which Can Make or Break a Meeting
The Mannerisms Which Can Make or Break a Meeting

by Eve Anderson
Keeping people interested in what we are saying is essential in meetings and presentations. It can be all too easy for people to switch off, especially if the meetings or presentations are prolonger, …