When leaders and teams learn tools and discover ways to have open and authentic conversations, it creates an environment where people feel safe to say what they need to say. As a Workplace Communication Expert, I’ve helped many leaders and their teams develop stress-free communication. The direct result of open
It tends to be a very common human reaction to blame other people for interactions that are frustrating and conflictual. I’ll bet that if you’re really honest with yourself, you’d say that you’ve caught yourself pointing the finger at someone else – probably more than once. I consider myself to
Have you ever noticed that sometimes people never contribute to a discussion at work? Or perhaps they contribute very little, particularly in a group setting. If this is a typical pattern that you’ve noted within your organization, your team may be having a communication problem. Some people are less comfortable
Have you ever been in a meeting with someone who just keeps pushing their agenda and not listening to the others in the room? Whether you decided it consciously or not, have you ever found yourself stopping to argue your point, even though you completely disagree? I don’t know about
Have you ever noticed how your team seems to run like the Energizer bunny all day long? They come into the office already frazzled from the stress of getting the kids out the door in the morning. They skip lunch to catch up on work that has piled up. They
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