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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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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 …

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 …

Assertive Communication – 20 Helpful Tips
Assertive Communication – 20 Helpful Tips

Garrett Coan
Most of us know that assertiveness will get you further in life than being passive or aggressive. But few of us were actually taught how to be assertive. Here are some helpful tips.
1. Choose …

What’s the Big Deal With Manners?
What’s the Big Deal With Manners?

by Darlene Peters
Superior etiquette and good manners at work, not only towards clients and customers, but also towards co-workers, employees, staff and all levels of management, is essential to the productivity and health of any …

Are Etiquette And Civility Still Important In The Workplace?
Are Etiquette And Civility Still Important In The Workplace?

by Marla Harr
Etiquette, common sense, kindness, civility. What do these have to do with business today? A lot. Although, it seems, we would rather not think about it when we are at work. But work …

Profitable People Skills with Shawna Schuh: Ask Before Your Actions

Need something done? Want to do it yourself?
Go ahead. Take action.
But before you do, consider Shawna’s Profitable People Skills tip so you don’t create a problem with your action.
Shawna Schuh’s tips will give you the …

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 …

The Power of “Good Morning”
The Power of “Good Morning”

by Tim Bryce
Shortly after college, as I was beginning my career, I happened to visit my doctor’s office for a routine checkup. I took a seat in the waiting room and began to look around. …

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 …

Profitable People Skills: Be Gracious
Profitable People Skills: Be Gracious

Laurie Wilhelm
In this short Profitable People Skills video, people skills expert Shawna Schuh highlights another valuable skill that will positively impact your relationships with those around you.
When people like you, they’ll listen to you, assist …

Profitable People Skills: Be Nice
Profitable People Skills: Be Nice

Laurie Wilhelm
People skills expert Shawna Schuh has a wealth of information and insight on how to create and maintain great relationships. Use her tips in and out of your workplace and watch your influence, respect …

Effective Communication: A Necessity for a Successful Organization
Effective Communication: A Necessity for a Successful Organization

by Tom Northup
Communication plays a vital role in the success of every organization. Successful CEOs build organizations that attract people who want to perform at the highest level possible. One important way they achieve this …

Shawna Schuh: Rejecting Compliments
Shawna Schuh: Rejecting Compliments

Why do we accept compliments so poorly?
We constantly talk about how important it is to give praise and encouragement yet, when we’re on the receiving end of positive remarks, we avoid them, ignore them, belittle …

Entering And Exiting Conversations … Gracefully
Entering And Exiting Conversations … Gracefully

By Susan RoAne, The Mingling Maven®
Although entering a room is uncomfortable, nothing is more daunting than entering a room full of people…already in groups. They say that “breaking up is hard to do” but “breaking …

Shawna Schuh: People Skills for Great Relationships
Shawna Schuh: People Skills for Great Relationships

by Laurie Wilhelm
Shawna Schuh is a leading People Skills Expert who can help you change your relationships from OK to great. Shawna teaches us that there are many specific actions that, if we incorporate them …