Posts Tagged ‘communication’

Imagine Using this Surprisingly Powerful Word More Often

Imagine that your organization has been struggling with an issue for a long, long time. Occasionally, the problem goes away; but, it inevitably reappears. People are frustrated with this reoccurring and costly issue. You return to work after celebrating the new year AND the issue is still there, waiting for you! Can’t think of a…

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Leadership Communication Choices

Are you making the right communication choices? Use this graphic to remind yourself of the importance of making the right communication choices as a leader. You can read the underlying article on the topic here.  A pdf version of the following graphic is available and ready to print for free on the tools page. Simply…

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5 Communication Behaviors of Great Leaders

“Leadership is first, and foremost, a communication activity.” – Hackman & Johnson We’ve all benefited from the communication efforts of great leaders. We’ve also suffered through the pains of poor communicators in leadership roles. I’ve found that great leaders regularly make five communication choices. I invite you to review each, assess how well you are…

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Collision of Autobiographies

In the United States alone, some 94% of annual car accidents (over 2 million of them) are the result of human error (U.S., DOT). This staggering statistic is a huge catalyst for the self-driving car movement. I’m cautiously optimistic that self-driving vehicles will save many lives in the future. Unfortunately, self-driving technology won’t save us…

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Understanding Another’s Perspective

Imagine two people are sitting at opposite sides of the same table. Between them sits a beautiful bouquet – in a simple glass vase. The assortment of flowers and greenery is simply amazing. Each person is asked to write a description of the flowers. Later the descriptions are compared. They appear to be very different…

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