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by Brenda C. Smith
Have you been asked to repeat yourself, to speak up, or to be talked over at meetings? The sound of your voice can be enhanced so your listeners are not only …

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Is Anyone Hearing the Sound of Your Voice?

by Brenda C. Smith
Have you been asked to repeat yourself, to speak up, or to be talked over at meetings? The sound of your voice can be enhanced so your listeners are not only …

How to Implement Change in the Workplace Without Sending Your Staff to a Psychiatrist
How to Implement Change in the Workplace Without Sending Your Staff to a Psychiatrist

by Mike Moore
It seem that the only time people are open to change is when what they have always done no longer works for them. In other words when our needs are no longer being …

Six Characteristic Stages Of Team Development
Six Characteristic Stages Of Team Development

by J. Alex Sherrer
Though we often use the term team as a catch-all for any group of people, there is a distinction between a work group and a team, and there are conditions when …

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. …

Language Enhancement
Language Enhancement

by alexander serra
This is a very interesting article on NLP. Given the importance of improving management skills, some people believe it’s one of the best techniques for effective communication.
The problem with communication is that when …

Breaking An Impasse
Breaking An Impasse

by Dr. Chester Karrass
Effective negotiating skills are a must for anyone working on improving management skills. While this can be intimidating, it’s much easier when you have a list of negotiating techniques on hand.
You did …

Five Tips for Employee Motivation
Five Tips for Employee Motivation

by Alvin S. Albert
What are the skills needed to be a good manager? Well, knowing ways to motivate people as well as knowing the words that motivate people are a couple biggies. Here are five …

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 …

Counteracting Workplace De-motivators
Counteracting Workplace De-motivators

by John Di Frances
Finding demotivators at work can be quite easy and, most often, so are the solutions. Considering the increase in productivity that motivated staff can achieve, resolving demotivators in the workplace is well …

Effective Communication in the Workplace: Support and Persuade
Effective Communication in the Workplace: Support and Persuade

by Laurie Wilhelm
Whether at work or at home, we all encounter times when we need to persuade someone for something. We could be looking to our boss to support our proposal, to our colleagues to …

Mediocre Groups Refer To Candor As Incivility
Mediocre Groups Refer To Candor As Incivility

by Todd Dewett
Effective workplace communication involves knowing when you have to say something you’d rather not – and doing it. In the following common situation, what is of primary importance? Communication skills. Top leaders know …