What’s your belief about using the words “I don’t know” in your business conversations? This Tip by Loren Ekroth explores why so many people find these three words hard to say and the benefits of using them.
Think that no one notices when you don’t follow through on what you say you will do? As the leader of your organization you are more visible than you think. This Tip by Richard Daft shares a reminder of what can happen when you don’t “walk the talk.”
Leaders don’t have all the answers. Does that take away from their power? This Tip by David Novak discusses this concept.
When I first start working with a client I hear a lot of “shoulds.” And in fact, I catch myself using the term when I’m in the process of making a decision. This week’s Tip is an invitation to consider where “shoulds” are no longer working for you and what you can do about it.
At the end of each year, just as I ask you to review your prior year accomplishments and set your goals for the new year, I do the same exercises. Many times, I would merely tweak the prior year’s goals to create this year’s goals. Read this week’s Tip to learn how 2013 will be different for me.
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.
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 by Nancy Solomon is a reminder to continue to step into your greatness. You are here in this life to be you! Let it shine, let it shine, let it shine!
I always love driving and talking. It feels easier. The second item in Loren Ekroth’s article “Walking the Talk” explains why. Walking (or sitting) side-by-side has the effect of diffusing intensity. I find even when discussing a “loaded” topic, we have a calmer, more thoughtful conversation. To learn more about the positive effects of “side by side communication, read on.