Tag: Communication skills

Sorry, I wasn’t listening: 5 ways to model better listening skills


I have a confession to make when it comes to listening skills. I’m an interrupter. When I already know what someone is trying to say, or finish saying, or I have a point to make, I just cut right in. I know I shouldn’t do it. I know it’s rude. It drives me crazy when other people do it, so why do I? Most of us aren’t very good listeners. It may not be interrupting for you, but I’m guessing there is some bad habit you bring to the listening side of your communication. I think it’s safe to say

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Resources, Tips and Tools

Recommended Books

 Favorite Resources Communication Confident Communication for Women (Facebook Group) Communication Skills Assessment (blog) Listening Skills: It’s Not About the Nail (video) Awareness Test (video) Emails in Real Life (video) 52 Communication Tips Second Edition: Weekly lessons for improving your relationships (my book) Leadership Start with Why – Simon Senek – Web site Leadercast Leadership Development Servant Leadership Institute Human Resources Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) How to Hire and Onboard to Engage Star Employees (Gallup blog) Recommended Books Ask Powerful Questions by Will Wise (creating conversations that matter) The 5 Second Rule: Transform your life, work and confidence with

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Cornerstone Coaching and Training

NEW: Registration is open for the fall Women’s Summit Real Communication. Real Results. I help organizations and individuals achieve success in business and career goals by improving their communication skills.  I focus on teaching small changes that make a huge difference in workplace culture. My goal is to inspire confidence and empower individuals to create happier, more productive workplaces and more fulfilling lives.   My areas of expertise in workplace communication and relationships focuses on Human resources consulting Organizational training and professional development for work groups Workplace and business relationships coaching Learn More About Betty Lochner

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