Communication

Want Less Drama?

"Say what you mean, mean what you say, and don't be mean when you say it."

Too Much Talking & Advocating, Not Enough Listening

The First Amendment gives us the freedom of speech and the right to fully express our many and varied perspectives.  It's what makes America, America.

Unfortunately, too often, before we speak and advocate for our cause, we fail to actively listen to others whose views may differ from ours.

We’ve got to stop meeting like this…

Meetings waste time and frustrate people.  So bad is the image of “meetings” that I prefer to call them “briefings” instead. 

The Key to Lasting Relationships

With flowers, chocolates and love notes making there way to millions of people across the globe, it seems like a good time to talk about how to effectively communicate with our loved ones.  

Where Fear Grows

Happy Halloween!   

With our kids all grown-up and gone from the house, Deb and I won’t be doing any “trick-or-treating” tonight.  But as the ghosts, goblins and witches make their way down the streets, I’m reminded about how important it is to keep your teams safe, secure and worry free. 

Can You Hear Me Now?

Whether you’re a newly hired employee, seasoned manager or president of the company, your daily interactions and ability to get results is dependent on the art of being able to effectively and clearly communicate with others.  

A Key To Building Harmonious Relationships - Part 1

Happy Valentine’s Day!  I can’t think of a better day than today to begin a conversation on “relationships” and what it takes to make them work.

Hold Your Tongue!

IF YOU WANT TO STIFLE PARTICIPATION AND CHOKE OFF CREATIVITY, HERE’S WHAT TO SAY...

Appreciation

A is for Attitude

I appreciate friendly, enthusiastic and optimistic people. They light up my day and uplift my spirits.

P is for Purposefulness

I admire people who make a positive difference and serve the greater good.  The world is a better place because of them.

A Leader's Communication Promise

 A message to share with your team members...

Clarity empowers.  I promise to empower you by keeping you informed on matters affecting you and the organization on an accurate and timely basis.  Please understand that at times there will be confidential information that I cannot share, but up to that threshold, I will be open and forthright.