4 Ways Gossip Hurts Your Business–And What To Do About It

4 Ways Gossip Hurts Your Business–And What To Do About It

Gossip hurts. Whether you are the gossiper, or the gossipee, gossip is damaging. Gossip has been on my mind this week. Two different podcasts I listen to aired episodes about gossip. While preparing a presentation on positive communication, I remembered a time I was deeply hurt by gossip—from someone I trusted. And, sadly, I remembered […]

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How to Become a Better Leader Using These 5 Communication Tactics

How to Become a Better Leader Using These 5 Communication Tactics

Saying the right thing every time isn’t easy – we would all love some kind of magical mechanism that creates just the perfect sentence for each individual we speak to. I, for one, would appreciate that. However, since such a thing doesn’t exist (yet) we must work on our communication skills every day. When you […]

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Use Handwritten Notes to Build Business Relationships

Use Handwritten Notes to Build Business Relationships

One of the things I love most about Christmastime is that good things appear in my mailbox. In addition to the usual assortment of bills and ads, I get letters and Christmas cards from friends, family and associates all around the world. I don’t know about you, but there’s something special about getting a care […]

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How to Improve Your Communication Skills with Family and Friends

How to Improve Your Communication Skills with Family and Friends

In a fast-paced world, many communications are a short text or tweet. A consistent and high-quality communication with the people you care about deserves more attention than just a few words. When you want a deeper connection, this requires more time and effort. Try these tips to improve your communication skills with family and friends. […]

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