Tag: Communication

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Are You Leading While Distracted?

Are You Leading While Distracted?

The perils of driving while distracted are well known. Yet, consider there are also perils to leading while distracted. While those perils do not typically involve loss of life or limb, leading while distracted is dangerous to morale, progress, and ultimately your success. 1. Engage halfheartedly in a conversation you have no bandwidth for or [...]

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Why You Should Speak Less and Listen More

Why You Should Speak Less and Listen More

When I was growing up, I remember feeling more uneasy when my parents got very quiet than when they were speaking loudly about their displeasure with something I or my brother had done. As a proponent of speaking up as an act of leadership, it is perhaps ironic that I learned at a very young age [...]

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I Choose To Honor You

I Choose to Honor You

I find myself feeling an alarming sense of anxiety and distress from the 2016 US election conversation.  Sadly, I know I am not alone. A long-time friend who is a devout Muslim American shared recently that she has had nightmares that someone will come and take her family from their home.  She is someone who [...]

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3 Keys to Ensuring You Make a Difference In Speaking Up

3 Keys to Ensuring You Make a Difference In Speaking Up

Communication can be messy and unpredictable -- which is why speaking up about things that really matter to you often takes courage. Unfortunately, just because you speak up doesn't mean you will be heard. Sometimes what you have to say lands on "deaf ears." Perhaps the person you most want to listen doesn't really want to [...]

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