Our second blog on listening skills shared the four words that will increase your ability to really hear what others are saying.
Your third Speak For Yourself® “How To Be a Better Listener” tip requires only three words.
Tell me more.
You’ve opened your mind to listen nonjudgmentally, and 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 [...]
Use more Velcro.
NOT to join the two straps on your athletic sandals. Use more Velcro every time you open your mouth.
Velcro is defined as a way to attach two thin plastic sheets – one covered with tiny loops and the other with tiny flexible hooks, which adhere when pressed together.
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Presentation Myth #1: Extroverts are better speakers.
Baloney. Sadly, extroverts are given extra points as being better and more natural leaders, salespeople and speakers. That’s just not true. It’s easier for extroverts to talk! That’s it. What comes out of an extrovert’s mouth is another 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 [...]