Here in the U.S. next week is Thanksgiving. This week’s Tip by Loren Ekroth provides suggestions for having meaningful conversations during this holiday.
In last week’s Tip, I talked about the impact of a simple heartfelt salutation. This week’s Tip continues the theme of communication with the time saving tactic of being concise.
What would happen in our political campaigns if candidates lead with heartfelt salutations? Would it bring unity? This week’s Tip by Stephen Lundin and Bob Nelson shares the origins of this idea from the Ubuntu.
It can be difficult to maintain your cool in the middle of a confrontational conversation. This week’s Tip by Angie Morgan and Courtney Lynch reminds us of the benefit of putting your best manners forward.
In this week’s Tip, Kathy Frank asks a great question: How do we sense, read or interpret the invisible, but powerful, forces that pummel us each day of our lives? The question reminded me to think about how each of us is a force through our actions, words, and thoughts.
My children are now 25 and 23. Even so, I still get questions and relish the connection, discussion and learning that occurs following the questions. This week, Chris Widener shares his thoughts on the benefits of asking questions and fostering a culture of inquisitiveness in your business.
It’s been proven over and over again in the education field that when a teacher believes in a student and expects them to do well, it positively influences the student’s performance. This week’s Tip brings this concept into the business world.
This week’s Tip made me laugh out loud and reminded me of the importance of getting to the point in our communication with others.
By taking care of yourself, you have a better outlook. After a hard workout at the gym, I feel confident and competent as evidenced by the way I hold myself and speak. This week’s Tip highlights the difference between passive and confident language. Which do you use?
Is there value in promoting conflict? Encouraging differing opinions, yes. Conflict, no. If you are noticing conflict is becoming more prevalent in your company, consider David Cottrell’s tips on how to minimize the potential conflagration of conflict.