You’ve heard me quote Mark Twain who said, “It takes me two weeks to prepare for a good impromptu speech.” You’ve heard me tell you that you should be prepared to speak, no matter the circumstances.
When my name was called out a few days ago as the recipient of the Jos. J. Charbonneau Read more [...]
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 [...]
“We want to know more about your business and we’d like to see if you’d be a good fit to work with our Dallas branch,” said the HR Director of an international company headquartered in Philly.
Our phone conversation continued with me saying, “Wonderful – let’s talk about your needs. 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.
For communicating Read more [...]