You may love the rides or the auto show or the badass fried food at the State Fair of Texas. Me? I can’t wait to watch the guy sell Kitchen Craft skillets. And that’s where I sat last night for 30 minutes on a glorious October evening at the Fair.
My Kitchen Craft guy, Randy, knows what he’s Read more [...]
"We're wired for story”, begins Brene’ Brown as she shares one of her Rules of Engagement in her recent bestseller, Rising Strong: How the Ability to Reset Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead.
Brown continues, “In a culture of scarcity and perfectionism, there's a surprisingly simple Read more [...]
In our first blog on listening skills, Melissa Daimler, head of the Global Learning & Organizational Development team @Twitter, discusses three levels of listening and three listening tips recently reported in Harvard’s Business Review.
In just four words, here is your next Speak For Yourself® Read more [...]
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 [...]
What’s the most important word you use that gains your listeners’ attention?
Their names – spelled the way they like it spelled and pronounced the way they like it pronounced.
You exclaim, “I’m horrible at remembering names!” My answer, “You don’t have a Name Recall Chromosome. Read more [...]