It’s ironic that the hardest communication skill has nothing to do with speaking. It has everything to do with listening. If we just shut up long enough we’d really understand what’s going on with our organization/think tank/strategy planning/board meetings.
Melissa Daimler, head of the Global Read more [...]
Clarity. Make your content understandable.
A recent example of a self-induced clarity breakdown - I was starving and too busy to prepare a meal. I asked my son to make me a quick snack: peanut butter and banana on toast.
After my first bite I thought, “Oh no… the peanut butter must be rancid! Read more [...]
Read Dame Helen Mirren’s Commencement Address. It’s funny, relevant and meaningful. You will also learn 7 presentation ‘must-haves’ for your messaging.
Presentation ‘Must–Have’ Tip #1: Be prepared.
And I want to assure to you, you can relax, I’m prepared, I’ve done my homework for Read more [...]
Think of your emails as a contestant in a Hunger Games movie. Only one can survive. The rest get killed – aka – DELETED.
In your crazy busy professional world that’s what you do. You delete all the junk in your inbox as fast as you can. Yet, your emails are another vital way you get your message(s) Read more [...]