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Business email writing

12 Simple Tips for Improving Your Business Emails

By | Posted Nov 1, 2017 | 5 Comments

In today’s business world, writing effective business emails is imperative for successful communication. Strong business writing skills not only allow you to communicate […]

Remote work

Create the Optimal Remote Work Setting in 4 Simple Moves

By | Posted Oct 30, 2017 | 2 Comments

Remote work has been on the rise for several years, and the trend has shown no signs of slowing down. […]

Team communication

Strengthen Team Communication to Prevent “Missed Understanding”

By | Posted Oct 4, 2017 | 1 Comment

Imagine that you and your family have been going to the same diner for a decade. You know the diner’s […]

Feedback versus criticism

Hold the Constructive Criticism, Improve Your Feedback Skills

By | Posted Oct 3, 2017

Some executives use the term constructive criticism in place of the word feedback, but the reality is that criticism is […]

Effective leadership communication

Communication Dos and Don’ts to Increase Your Effectiveness

By | Posted Sep 29, 2017

Team leaders need to make the most of their communications with employees, managers, and customers. Whether you are talking privately, […]

Tact and diplomacy

The Essentials of Communicating with Tact and Diplomacy in the Workplace

By | Posted Sep 27, 2017 | 1 Comment

Communicating with tact and diplomacy is critical to success for business leaders. When people lack these qualities in their workplace […]

Conversations

To Inspire Others, Be Fully Present in Your Conversations

By | Posted Sep 25, 2017

Virginia Tech researchers sought to determine what actually happens to conversations when mobile phones are introduced. They found that even […]

Negative feedback

The Value of Negative Feedback—When It’s Done Well

By | Posted Sep 11, 2017 | 1 Comment

In the recent article “Surprising Research Says Negative Feedback Is Effective (and We Might Even Prefer It),” author Joe Hirsch […]

Business writing skills

Why You Need to Enhance Your Business Writing Skills

By | Posted Aug 9, 2017

As a manager, you want readers to understand what you write, right? Then make it easy for them to read […]

Real leadership

It’s Real Leadership We Need Today, Not “New” Leadership

By | Posted Aug 8, 2017 | 1 Comment

“Leadership is dead! Long live leadership!” This should be our modern-day mantra, allowing for every fad, survey, or new statistic […]

Stories to inspire teams

4 Elements of Stories That Inspire Teams to Achieve Goals

By | Posted Jul 25, 2017

When teams set out to achieve impressive business feats, they need a steady diet of inspiration. And the stories their […]

Responding to change

8 Ways Managers Can Help Employees Respond More Positively To Change

By | Posted Jun 12, 2017

Given the rapid pace of change and the level of uncertainty and disruption in today’s world, one of the most […]

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