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Communication Tips

Are You Missing Opportunities To Communicate Your Value?

Liz Wainger | Posted 11.04.2016 | Business
Liz Wainger

You have an opportunity to share in just a few words, why your company is so successful. Would you miss the opportunity to get across your value?

How to Give Tough Feedback

Jamie Cornell | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Jamie Cornell

My days are spent coaching people in tough situations on how to deal with scenarios such as approaching their supervisors or coworkers to give constructive feedback. It's easy to tell other people how to do things though, right? When it comes to actually following our own advice, we detour and justify our situations as "different" and "not the same".

The Secret to a Brilliant Job Interview

Sharon Rossignuolo | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business
Sharon Rossignuolo

When you attend a job interview, creating the right impression is your ultimate aim. Presenting a personal brand that hollers: "Yes, it's me, the one...

10 Tips to Influence Your Inner Circle

Jim Fannin | Posted 01.07.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Jim Fannin

By now you've probably created your life blueprint for 2016. At the least you've (more than likely) selected a few goals to be accomplished. Staying...

3 Ways to Transform Fatigue Into Relief When Communicating This Season

Jeanne M. Stafford | Posted 12.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Jeanne M. Stafford

At the core of the fatigue we suffer is lost momentum. When you turn this loss around, you can go from stressed-out to refreshed and from depleted to energized. Think about applying one or all of these three simple steps to feel more relaxed when you communicate.

5 Choices of Listening: Intentional Leaders Choose Wisely

Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner

It is no secret that effective leadership requires strong listening skills. However, most of us are never taught how to listen to understand.

5 Habits of Leaders Who Create Change

Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner | Posted 09.04.2016 | Business
Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner

For the first time ever, we have a younger generation that has access to as much or more information than the one before it. Older generations can no ...

Sex on Demand: What's it Worth?

Richard Cordova | Posted 06.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard Cordova

With the advent of location based hookup and dating apps such as Tinder and Scruff, looking for love - whether for life or for the night, has never been easier. But, easier has its consequences.

Confessions of a TELLaholic

Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner | Posted 06.11.2016 | Business
Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner

I was once a TELLaholic. I loved to tell everyone what to do. I was a sergeant major with my kids, directing them to do everything. They never had to think for themselves; my husband, likewise.

How to Communicate on Difficult Subjects and Win -- A True Story

Marilyn Tam | Posted 06.08.2016 | Women
Marilyn Tam

Being a pioneer has many rewards; some tangible and some equally wonderful intangible ones. The benefits spread much wider than we can ever imagine. And what about you? What difficult communication challenge are you facing? Can you find the common ground to break through to the collaboration?

4 Questions I Ask My Kid Every Day

Jamie Harrington | Posted 05.20.2016 | Parents
Jamie Harrington

Every single day, I make it a point to start a conversation with her that leaves a door open for her to tell me anything she wants.

A Mother/Daughter Project: How to Be Curious and Strengthen Your Relationship

Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner | Posted 06.30.2015 | Women
Kirsten Taberner-Siggins and Kathy Taberner

The daughter in me realizes that this is considered uncommon and for some even weird. The mother in me asks, "why is it so strange to want to work with your mother?" What is it about the mother/daughter relationship that makes our situation considered so unique?

Think You Know How to Communicate? Think Again!

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Lulu Salavegsen

Stay open. Try having a learning mind and you may discover how unbelievable you can be if you truly understand, take the time, and hear what is being said. You may learn something new about yourself if you say and own what you feel, but also listen with respect to what the other feels is their truth, and how they say it.

Listen Like You Mean It

Jennifer Rosen | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Rosen

Active, conscious, wholehearted listening isn't easy. It demands patience, compassion, sustained concentration, and a willingness to set aside ego, but committing to this level of listening opens the floodgates for powerful communication.

Five Unfair Questions People Routinely Ask Frequent Travelers

Kara Mulder | Posted 12.01.2014 | Travel
Kara Mulder

The problem with this is that time, seasons, people, and life in general have a way of influencing, making direct comparisons of two very incomparable events inaccurate.

THIS Is How to Transform Your Relationship With Your Daughter

David Kanegis | Posted 05.11.2015 | Fifty
David Kanegis

There's no time like the present to begin transforming your relationship with your daughter. Communication is the key and we're laying the foundation today for a more fulfilling tomorrow. It's easy to accomplish and a great way to kick off the summer.

Just Communication

Ron Nikkel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Religion
Ron Nikkel

Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good. (attributed o Lao Tz...

What to Ask Before You Speak

Erin Donley | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Erin Donley

If we can break free from obligation and expectation, imagine the freedom we could feel. Relationships can improve as long as we continue to speak our truth, not just to be heard, but to strengthen our connections and remember how much our words matter.

Put More BITE Into Your Communications

Liz Wainger | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Liz Wainger

Getting your message across has never been harder than in today's hectic, overstimulated world. We are all drowning in communication from advertisers...

The Simple Phrase I Had To Banish From My Vocabulary

Ani Vrabel | Posted 05.31.2014 | Women
Ani Vrabel

This isn't about not holding myself accountable for my actions; it's about no longer reflexively blurting out an apology I don't really owe. It's about changing my default setting from unnecessary guilt.

The Psychology of Attraction

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Vanessa Van Edwards

In fact, the psychology of attraction is based on one simple rule. We are attracted to people who turn us on. I don't just mean physically, I mean emotionally turn us on.

Communication Lessons From Pope Francis

Jana Schilder | Posted 03.10.2014 | Religion
Jana Schilder

The ways in which Pope Francis has made the Church change are very simple and effective. Best of all, they're entirely replicable by CEOs wanting to effect change in their organizations. CEOs can modify and implement themselves.

Why Divorcing a Family Member Might Be an Act of Unconditional Love

Tamara Star | Posted 02.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Tamara Star

If you want to change the world, if you want to love unconditionally and have compassion for others, that seed must be planted inside of yourself first.

Tips for overcoming workplace misunderstandings

Tom Fox | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Tom Fox

One of the workplace challenges that managers face is effectively communicating with employees. Because of varied backgrounds, experiences and percept...

You Can Be Right or You Can Be in a Relationship: Lessons to Learn From the Government Shutdown

Shlomo Slatkin | Posted 12.03.2013 | Weddings
Shlomo Slatkin

Couples that compromise often feel resentful and their marriage does not improve despite "resolving" the issue. True change occurs when the relationship is strengthened to the point where both sides want to budge because they see the inherent worth in the other and their viewpoint.