Take 10 minutes and say thanks to a special person in your life. The teacher who inspired you to greatness . . . mentor who showed you the way . . . friend who remained by your side . . . spouse who makes everything worthwhile . . . Dear Caron, There are many… [Read More]
Are You Talking to Yourself?
Today and in the years to come, organizations will have to focus on winning employees back; building trust, respect, and teamwork between people; being receptive to and then acting on the best ideas; and once again instilling employees with pride in and commitment to the organization. Internal communication will be a major force in achieving… [Read More]
Simplicity Wins. It’s That Simple.
Simplicity matters. It’s that simple. Measuring ideas by their complexity rather than their merit is inefficient and wastes time and money. According to Jim Harrington, author of Business Process Improvement, the virtue of clear and simple communication is evident in the complexity of the following documents: The Lord’s Prayer 57 words Ten Commandments 71 words… [Read More]
Are You a Good Listener?
Everyone in the organization, from the top to the bottom, should strive to communicate more effectively. According to research, we spend 7 out of every 10 minutes that we are awake communicating, and that communication time is devoted 9 percent to writing, 16 percent to reading, 30 percent to speaking, and 45 percent to listening…. [Read More]
Ways to Say You Care
May I Have a Word with You?
“I promise.” “I’m sorry.” “Trust me.” “I HATE you!” While it takes only a few words to make someone feel really special, words poorly chosen have the power to destroy a valuable relationship, tarnish a reputation, or become the cause of endless embarrassment. Yet in today’s fast-paced world with its cryptic, sound-bite mentality, we’re more… [Read More]
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