Get in Front of the Issues By Creating an Environment for Open Communication. With discrimination and justice on the forefront of so many people’sRead More
Persuasion is a Leadership Skill
The art of persuasion is a key leadership skill, but persuasion sometimes gets a bad rap. Persuasion is a specific communication process where theRead More
It’s Storytelling Time
For many of us, our introduction to storytelling began with our parents reading us a bedtime story before we went to sleep. As adults, as leaders, whoRead More
What’s Your Level of Awesome?
Are you an awesome leader? Do you inspire awe in others? One secret to being awesome is the ability to have strong, positive relationships withRead More
Respect + Curiosity = Meaningful Relationships
One important aspect to having a healthy work environment, is having healthy relationships with those whom you work. We are now more globallyRead More
What Makes You Valuable?
What makes you a valuable employee? Do you have the attitude and ability to learn new things that will benefit the company? While employers seldomRead More
Listening: A Leader’s Dilemma
Most of us suffer sever attention deficit when it comes to listening. We tend to be better at hearing than listening, but even our hearing tends notRead More
Why Should I Believe in You?
There is so much talk nowadays about the importance of branding—both professional branding and personal branding. I knew nothing about this conceptRead More
One Secret to Positioning Yourself for Promotion
If you are looking to position yourself for a promotion you must improve your communication skills. Think about it. Is there a job out there thatRead More
The Keys to Transparency & Openness in Leadership
Countless leadership books and training’s all talk about the importance of transparency and openness. But then behind the scenes, leaders areRead More
Virtual Communication – It’s More than Meetings
A large percentage of the business population is now using video conferencing tools for meetings. But there is much more to virtual communication thanRead More
Why Won’t They Listen To Me?
How many times have you had to explain something to someone over and over again and they still just don’t seem to get it? You become frustrated. TheyRead More