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Communicate More Effectively

Communicate More Effectively

Four ways to improve your communication skills How well do you communicate? Most of us think of communication as getting our message out through the spoken or written word. But,…

Fear Of Speaking Holding You Back?

Fear Of Speaking Holding You Back?

How to handle your nerves before and during a presentation When asked about our greatest fears, surveys often show public speaking at the top of the list—sometimes above fear of…

Do You Make Snap Judgments?

Do You Make Snap Judgments?

Studies show that people judge you in less than a second You’ve heard the saying “You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression” but, what you might not…

Is There Trust In Your Workplace?

Is There Trust In Your Workplace?

Tips for building trust in the workplace. And why you should. Lack of trust is a common complaint in today’s workplace. In some cases, it’s seen in employees who don’t…

Influence Without Manipulation

Influence Without Manipulation

Six keys to influencing people, not manipulating them We all need to influence people sometimes. But most of us need to be better at it. Whether at work or in…

Don’t Be Guilty of Jargon

Don’t Be Guilty of Jargon

Use your “out-of-the-box” thinking to think of a new word Are you constantly aiming to think “outside the box” or trying to “impact” your department’s growth? Then you’re guilty of…

Feeling Stalled In Your Career?

Feeling Stalled In Your Career?

Your communication skills might be holding you back at work The recent release Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In has rekindled the national debate about what holds women back in the workplace. Some…

Did I Hit Your Funny Bone?

Did I Hit Your Funny Bone?

How to use humor (the right way) in the workplace So what is humor? Dictionary.com says it’s “the faculty of perceiving what is amusing or comical,” and “an instance of…

Conflict Resolution? Zip It!!!

Conflict Resolution? Zip It!!!

Conflict resolution made simple If your first impulse is to speak up when you see or feel something is wrong in your workplace, zip it! Yes, just zip it! Why?…

Top Ten Tips For Writing Like A Pro

Top Ten Tips For Writing Like A Pro

Advice from a professional proofreader Many people love to write, but simply don’t feel they are as effective as they could be. Others hate to write, but find themselves in…

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