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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 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 …

Is Every Manager a Leader?
Is Every Manager a Leader?

by Marcia Granger
Top management sometimes plans extensively for strategic changes in an organization, but places very little emphasis on how to handle the transition from the old way to the new. When this happens, the …

8 Tips to Improve Your Workplace Communication Skills
8 Tips to Improve Your Workplace Communication Skills

by Guy Farmer
Have you ever endured a long conversation where someone spent the whole time talking at you? Have you ever done the same thing? We’ve been conditioned to believe that we need to talk …

Team Development? – It’s On The Cards
Team Development? – It’s On The Cards

by Allan Mackintosh
I am passionate about team development and have written several articles on the subject. I am totally convinced that teams who are developed properly result not only in the overall team being developed …

Leadership Success – 7 Habits That Irritate Those You Lead
Leadership Success – 7 Habits That Irritate Those You Lead

by Duncan Brodie
As a leader, you know that to achieve results you need to build a team around you in order to do that.
At the same time, you can fall into the trap of doing …

Communicate More in Times of Stress
Communicate More in Times of Stress

by Sylvia Henderson
Deadlines. Commitments. Obligations. Time constraints. Terrorists. Business and personal goals. Wait a minute! Did I say terrorists?
What were your sources of stress on September 10, 2001? How well did you communicate with your …

5 Key Roles in Successful Team Development
5 Key Roles in Successful Team Development

by William C Blake
In today’s team based approach to the work environment, organizational success depends, more than ever before, on people working together effectively. This requires a clear understanding, by the individual, of his/her …

What Michael Scott Teaches Us About Communication
What Michael Scott Teaches Us About Communication

by Joan Curtis
How many of you watch The Office? If you’re like me, you may be addicted to it. A friend described the show’s appeal as like drinking beer. It has to grow on you. …

Effective Communication Skills
Effective Communication Skills

by Laurie Wilhelm
Communication skills are probably some of the most useful skills you can learn.
When we consider the importance of communication skills in our everyday lives, we can see that the degree to which …

Can A Manager Be Too Nice?
Can A Manager Be Too Nice?

by Carole Hodges
Effective management skills result in highly productive and motivated teams. Leading a team is a learned skill but one that can be aquired with some thought and effort.
Having a great manager can boost …

Facilitative Leadership
Facilitative Leadership

by Laurie Wilhelm
Facilitative leadership requires the leader to be proficient in communication skills and social skills. It’s a very collaborative style that is particularly useful when leading workplace teams or groups at work. Let’s …

Win/Win Negotiations Have Become a Must Have
Win/Win Negotiations Have Become a Must Have

by Linda Swindling
Effective negotiation skills are becoming increasingly important in everyday situations and for strengthing mutually beneficial relationships. Improving management skills means improving your ability to negotiate win/win solutions.
Win/win negotiations used to be a goal …

Dealing with Conflict: How Struggles Can Make You — and Your Relationships — Stronger
Dealing with Conflict: How Struggles Can Make You — and Your Relationships — Stronger

by Richard Magid
We have a number of articles on conflict resolution aimed at improving management skills. The following one effectively defines conflict, gives causes of conflict, conflict escalators, and conflict resolution styles.
Conflict is inevitable. It …

Tips on Meeting Facilitation
Tips on Meeting Facilitation

by Laurie Wilhelm
When you’re leading a meeting, it’s up to you to ensure the conversation stays on track, the time allotment for discussion is followed, and that everyone gets a voice. Here are a few …

Management: Five Tips for Winning Over Others
Management: Five Tips for Winning Over Others

by Duncan Brodie
Improving management skills is an ongoing process for many managers. Skills that include influencing colleagues are useful in a variety of situations and environments. Here are five techniques in influencing people:
Good managers know …