Tag Archives: Communication

Are your people afraid? How to minimize fear and maximize trust

by Judith E. Glaser Are your people afraid? I’m not asking if you are a bully or a bad boss, or about the fear about being punished for a well-thought-out plan or product launch that fails. I’m talking about something … Continue reading

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How Assumptions Derail Good Mentoring Relationships

by Lois Zachary Why is it that some people succeed at mentoring while others miss the mark? For one thing, the word “mentoring” is not uniformly understood. Mentoring partners hold differing assumptions about what mentoring actually means. Mentees and mentors … Continue reading

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How a Shift in Language Finds Solutions Faster

By Larry Lipman The experts say that the words we use in our everyday conversations and in our thoughts determine: * Our mood * Our reputation * Our destiny The same applies to LEADERS! With the all the Leadership & Management … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Avoid the Need to Be Right and Get What You Want

by Judith Glaser I’m sure it’s happened to you: You’re in a tense team meeting trying to defend your position on a big project and start to feel yourself losing ground. Your voice gets louder. You talk over one of … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Effectively Manage Conflict When You Know You’re Right

by Judith E. Glaser I’m sure this has happened to you: You’re in a tense team meeting trying to defend your position on a big project and start to feel yourself losing ground. Your voice gets louder. You talk over … Continue reading

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Leadership Clarity and Its Role in Ethics and Winning

By Lee Ellis To insure clarity in his orders to his generals, it’s said that Napoleon called in a private or corporal and read the message to them. If they understand it, he knew his generals would get it. Leaders … Continue reading

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Communication Skills Build Trust in Change

Communicate. Communicate. Communicate!  You’ve heard this but do your leaders do it? Do you know which way your company is headed? If leaders don’t constantly communicate or are not clear about the direction of their company, there’s a void. That … Continue reading

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Reinvention, Risk and Above All Clear Communication

Ebay has reinvented itself and bounced back from its nadir. Its stock had dropped 80% from its high. Now, it has soared again, reaching a six-year high. The CEO of eBay said the leadership team’s focus on making mobile payments easy … Continue reading

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Conversation Killers that Lead to Rampant Mistrust

by Lois Zachary Maria decided she had work to do. She identified ten behaviors to help her stay in good conversation. She reviewed them and, what’s more, she actually followed-through and got better at it. That is until….. Until she … Continue reading

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How Your Feedback Style is Determined by Your Generation

How would you answer the following questions: Do you ask for feedback on how you’re performing at your job? If you don’t get it, do you assume you’re doing a good job? Do you view getting invited to a meeting … Continue reading

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