Business communication

How to actively communicate online

We all know that active listening is important to understanding and being understood. And studies have shown that over half (up to 65%) of our communication is non-verbal: our body language, gestures and vocal tone.

So what do we do about the most common way we communicate these days – through email and social media sites? There’s no visual cues, no voice inflection, no gestures or facial expressions to help communicate that critical 65%.

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How to be happy at work

Some of us see more of our colleagues than our family during the work week. This article gives you tips on how you be happier at work.

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Monday, Monday, can’t trust that day

Do you often dread Mondays? Can you trust it to go well? Making a few small changes in how you handle your Mondays, can set the tone for a productive and less stressful week. Here are some ideas for getting your week off to a great start!

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What not to say in a job interview

The following are a collection of actual responses given by job candidates to questions asked at job interviews. Some are from my experience and some I’ve collected from others. I’m pretty sure none of these candidates got hired. But, the responses are sure good for laugh!

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7 tips for building strong relationships

Have you mastered the art of building strong relationships? Here are 7 tips for improving your relationships at work and home.

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Top 5 ways to say thank you

Part of embracing gratitude is learning to give it regularly and freely. If you are looking for some ideas to say thank you beyond just saying it, here are my top 5 ways to get a little creative and personal.

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