If nothing else, the pandemic that started in 2020 introduced us to an historical digital experience that has changed business communication. And with it the introduction of endless virtual meetings.
The virtual and in-place communication trend is predicted to be the beginning of new era of standard communication revolution. Safe to say, they are here to stay.
One of the...
We don’t grow when things are easy, we grow when we face challenges. – Joyce Meyer
Get Comfortable with Uncomfortable Communication
If you want to improve your communication skills and become a more confident communicator there is one skill you need to begin with, and it may be one of the most challenging. That is getting comfortable with new things that are...
Meetings only run well if they are facilitated well from start to finish. Knowing how to run good meetings is a skill that anyone that is ever in charge of ANY kind of meeting facilitation.
Ever Been in Meeting Hell?
Haven't we all? When I’m in poorly run meetings, I get distracted and find myself doing unproductive things like calculating the cost of the meeting (number...
Respect is about how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress. ~ Richard Branson
How do you spell R-E-S-P-E-C-T?
Something I hear a lot from people that are having trouble communicating is: He/she/they just doesn’t respect me.
Have you ever felt that way?
Why is that? For most of us, not showing respect isn’t something we...
Becoming a more confident communicator is all about building good habits. Think about brushing your teeth. That’s a habit we learn at a very early age, and over time, it’s something we do without thinking every day. That’s the type of habit you want to develop as you become a more skilled and confident communicator.
Here are three of the habits you can start with. You...
It may sound overly simple but adding purposeful appreciation towards others can be one of the most powerful communication tools you can hone. People want and need to feel appreciated.
The Power of Appreciation
The data around adding appreciation supports this:
Workers who receive regular appreciation at work = 5x more engagement and productivity
According to a 2020 UW study, on an...