Tag: Effective Communication

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How to Deal with Disrespect

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Have you ever experienced being disrespected in some way, but found yourself not quite sure what to do? Perhaps you felt like someone was being condescending toward you. Or maybe they said or did something that you felt was intentionally designed to make you feel small or less important. A client had called me recently [...]

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The Barriers to Connecting Effectively Through Communication

The Barriers to Connecting Effectively Through Communication

The ability to connect with others is crucial to your influence and to your leadership. tweet this Common wisdom tells us that being open, approachable, and authentic are key to connecting. It’s also critical that you listen well. Yet in the words of Brendan Burchard, “Common wisdom is not always common practice.” John Maxwell suggests that [...]

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The Language of a Leader

The Language of a Leader

Have you ever been in a conversation where people are speaking your language, but you still have no idea what they are talking about? I can remember being invited to an informal gathering with a group of people who had similar professional interests and commitments to me. The good news is that they did. However, [...]

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The Essential Ingredient in Effective Communication

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We all communicate. The question is how well are we actually communicating? Unfortunately poor communication continues to be cited as one of most significant barriers to high performance and strong relationships in every dimension of life and work. You can, of course, work to get better at speaking. You can also work hard at choosing [...]

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A Marketing Lesson for Leaders

A Marketing Lesson for Leaders

Perhaps one of the most crucial skills for a leader is marketing. Of course it goes by other names in the leadership lexicon – engagement, enrollment, and buy-in come to mind. Maybe you aren’t asking people to pull out their wallets or their credit cards, but as a leader you will be asking people to [...]

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