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Five Steps to Create Cultures of Trust

by Judith E. Glaser We are designed for connection with others, and when trust is broken we recoil and close down. Conversational Intelligence is teaching us that because we are designed to be social, our brains are sensitive to the signals of … Continue reading

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How to Drive Self-Expression to Innovate

by Judith E. Glaser I have yet to meet an executive, who joins a company to be ‘minimized,’ marginalized or to be intentionally held back from making a contribution. We join a company to make a difference, to make a … Continue reading

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Five Ways Leaders Can Boost Employee Engagement

by Judith E. Glaser The key is to use your conversational intelligence (C-IQ)—your capacity to connect—to recognize social and psychological needs and translate this awareness into conversations that meet these needs. Here are five steps you can take now: Step … Continue reading

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Shift Your Thinking to Optimism in the Face of Fear

By Judith E. Glaser Are Your I-Centric Habit Patterns Getting the Best of You? We live in a world of moving targets. Once we get into routines we feel comfortable, and from comfort comes confidence. Yet in a world of … Continue reading

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You’ve Reached the Top! Now What?

Four Communication Blind Spots that Derail Leaders  by Judith E. Glaser Starting a business from scratch is different from stepping in and adding value to an existing company. Entrepreneurs love the challenges, risks, and thrills of doing what others have … Continue reading

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Three Ways Our Communication Triggers Emotions, Good or Bad

by Judith E. Glaser Conversations are the source of energy that transcends doldrums, the power that launches transformational products, and the golden threads that create trust. Conversations are the way we connect, engage, navigate, and transform the world with others. Awareness … 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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What’s the #1 Skill that Generates New Ideas?

by Judith E. Glaser We’re better when we’re connected! Even though technologies enable us to dissolve boundaries of space and time and connect us in exciting ways, we still face the same old challenge: to dissolve boundaries among colleagues, to … Continue reading

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Communication Beyond Texting and Email Creates Trust

“No more evasive answers. No more coy innuendos…” (Spoof on an Apple gadget and the perfect relationship) by Lois Zachary I spend a lot of time talking and writing about the need for good conversation. I see it as the … Continue reading

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