Have you ever felt frustrated when someone won't get to the point? Or have you ever felt like the person you're talking to just isn't hearing you? Master communicators navigate these challenges of understanding using an ancient technique that you can learn ...
Defensiveness prevents clear communication. The reaction happens because a person feels threatened. Whether the causes are from inside or outside of an organization, defensiveness presents as rigid, stuck communication. In this chapter, you will learn how to ...
The workplace is fraught with people and events that create stress, frustration, and confusion. All too often we reach a point where we ask ourselves, "Is it the job or is it me?" It's probably you not knowing how to effectively navigate undesirable ...
There are things we can control in an interview and things we simply cannot control. But even the things that you cannot control can be influenced – if you have a plan.
Listen to ExecuNet Career Coach Harriette Lowenthal explain.
The ExecuNet ...
Giving feedback is never easy, especially if the feedback isn’t entirely positive.
The job of a great leader, manager and boss is to give feedback in a way that comes across as a gift—something useful, not something that makes the recipient feel bad ...
Every successful leader has their own way of communicating. The best have a powerful way of speaking, — they've learned how to make sure their words have positive impact.
Leadership communication is important because the things you say can have a ripple ...
I was listening to a business podcast the other day titled, “The ONE thing that successful people don’t say that could be screwing you up.”
You want to know what it is?
I already know this.
I’ve heard this already.
And there is so ...
Based on psychological research, here are some tips to get you what you want!
This year I am focusing on everyday leaders. Not those who hold a formal position of authority, but those of us who, through our behaviors, have the ability to influence and inspire those around us just by being us. This is the second installment of articles ...
Trust is the foundation of leadership. Without trust, it’s nearly impossible to recruit and retain followers and to implement change. Trust affects a leader’s impact and the company’s bottom line more than any other factor.
But there’s no shortcut ...
You hired him.
After just three months, it’s clear that you made a mistake. His performance has been dismal.
Unfortunately, it’s time for him to go.
But who should have the tough discussion with him?
You owe it to him, to yourself, and to your ...
Technology has impacted our workplaces in ways that weren’t possible a decade ago. We feel "highly connected." But are we, really?
Instead of strong bonds, we have weak ties. Instead of productive meetings, we have distractions. Despite the illusion of ...