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Multitasking and Communication: The Big Myth business communication clear communication communication tips confident communication efficient multitasking multitask

An empty stomach will not listen to anything ~ Spanish Proverb

Multitasking:  Let’s be honest. Do you ever get distracted and have no idea what the person talking to you just said?

How many times have you been interrupted, changed your focus for a minute, and then thought, ”Now where was I?” Classic multitasking fail.

Multitasking is a Myth

As technology allows people to complete more tasks at the same time, living the myth that we can multitask...

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10 Ways to Be a More Positive Communicator business communication clear communication communication tips conversation positive communication relationships

One of the most powerful ways to improve relationships is to simply be a more positive communicator. Positive communication is contagious and brings out the best in yourself and in those around you.

You never know when one kind act, or one word of encouragement, can change a life forever. - Zig Ziglar

When you become a positive communicator, people are more likely to listen to you, the conversation goes better, and the results can be transforming.

The following list of ways to become a more...

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Clarify Your Message: Three Steps to Effective Communication business communication clear communication communication tips effective communication human resources leadership message

I didn't understand, based on the words that were said. ~ Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion

One of the most common communication mistakes we make, and the easiest to fix, is how to better clarify your message so people understand what we mean to say.

More often than not, when we communicate, the person we are talking to will not really understand what you are trying to say. Or maybe they weren't really listening. Then they don't ask questions to make sure they understand. The...

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6 Communication Steps for Dealing with a Hothead business communication communication tips conflict strategies dealing with a hothead

Have you ever tried to communicate with a hothead without success?

If you have a hothead in your life, you know exactly what I'm talking about. A hothead is someone that responds or communicates in an impulsive, aggressive, or even explosive manner. They often react before thinking,

Hotheads can put us in an immediate, unprovoked conflict situation. It's not a fun place to be.

Here are 6 steps that will help you communicate better with the hothead in your life.

Hothead Communication Step 1:...

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