Posts Tagged 'communication'

Leadership Communication

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An interesting article related to leadership communication is worth a share. This was posted @ASTD Training – the Buzz: Training News From Around the World on 03/24/2014. Leadership and (a Lack of) Communication Forbes, 03/13/14, Hedges, Kristi  The vast majority of complaints HR departments receive can be traced to one common factor: – miscommunication. Indeed, the need for those in leadership roles to develop strong communication skills remains an issue in many of today’s workplaces, yet communication skills (or a ...

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Now to Wow – Living the Life You Imagine Workshop

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o you feel that time is ticking away and you are not at the place where you thought you would be at this point in your life? Have you ever thought that life is passing you by and you are missing opportunities to express yourself? Is your life lacking meaning and purpose?

Come join us for an incredible 4 week workshop which is based on the premise that “You have everything within you to lead the kind of life you desire”. We ...

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Promotion to Pressure Cooker

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Many of us aspire to be leaders so we work hard and prove our worth, deliver results in hopes we will get noticed. The big day comes and we get the promotion and then things get really interesting. Most leaders get the raise because they are good at getting the work done, often times independently of managing others. So what happens to our abilities to get results after we take the promotion into management? How can we make the transition ...

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Tongue Tied?

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Did you know that 85% of Americans have some form of glossophobia? Gloss o what you ask? Glossophobia translated means the “fear of the tongue”. How many times have we been plagued with anxiety, usually in some situation where we need to be performing at our best, and our tongue gets tied up in knots; tongue tied. We stutter our way through and our anxiety peaks due to our disastrous performance. No wonder we don’t like this stuff. Isn’t it ...

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Leading with Emotional Intelligence

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Have you ever been in a meeting where you are discussing a certain problem or topic and two people have different perspectives on what the issue is? At first things are being discussed in a respectful way and then somewhere along the way the tone, volume and discussion shifts radically.  Egos are ignited, block walls are built to defend home territory, and the interaction turns into a blame game where accusations are hurled across ...

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We do this everyday…but are we paying attention?

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Every day we communicate with our verbal words and body expressions including our eye contact, facial expressions, body movement, gestures, posture, rate, volume and pitch of our voice. There is an expression in Communication that “you can’t not communicate”. Even though you think you are concealing your thoughts, feelings and emotions, your body and voice broadcast them through nonverbal means.

Ask yourself these questions:

  • What are you expressing to others when you communicate?
  • What does the internal or external client, potential customer, manager, ...
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