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Are You a Lover or a Hater?

I am a firm believer that your ability to solve a conflict in a constructive way is critical to both your personal and professional success.

One of the ways of doing this is to go into a situation assuming positive intent. That means you approach the situation trying to understand the other person’s point of view with the goal of coming to mutual understanding.

Fight or Flight

Of course,

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Having A Greater Impact Every Time You Communicate

Are You a Lover or a Hater?

I am a firm believer that your ability to solve a conflict in a constructive way is critical to both your personal and professional success.

One of the ways of doing this is to go into a situation assuming positive intent. That means you approach the situation trying to understand the other person’s point of view with the goal of coming to mutual understanding.

Fight or Flight

Of course,

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Networking For Success

How To Network to Enhance a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Business Environment

In my previous blog, Networking to Enhance a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Business Environment, we spoke about how it has become widely accepted that companies committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion benefit from a “diversity dividend” for a whole range of reasons, including gaining access to diverse markets and tap into different and often innovative perspectives.

HOW do we enhance a diverse, equitable, and inclusive business environment effectively?

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Having A Greater Impact Every Time You Communicate

How Communication Mastery Adds to Your Sex Appeal

If sex appeal has connotations of being desirable, attractive, and aspirational, mastering your ability to communicate skillfully is very sexy!

 

So, how do you go about being irresistible and elevating your communication skills into the realms of desirability? Here are 12 things you can do every day:

  1. 1) Communication skills mastery starts with self-awareness.

  2. And the ability to slow down the reactions mediated by your reactive limbic system so that you respond to situations rather than react out of anger or frustration.

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Networking For Success

Networking to Enhance a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Business Environment

At this point, it had become widely accepted that companies committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion benefit from a “diversity dividend” for a whole range of reasons, including gaining access to diverse markets and tap into different and often innovative perspectives.

So, how does that relate to your career? The answer is if you can harness your networking skills to connect and engage with people of all ages, cultures, backgrounds,

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Presentation Skills To Persuade & Influence

We’re Going Hybrid! It’s Time For A New Set of Communication Skills!

Faced with the challenges of conducting our business and personal lives remotely, we have all become virtuosos in the world of online communication via a range of platforms, like WebEx, Zoom, Microsoft teams and Google Meets.

Mastering Hybrid Communication

Now, in the blink of a virtual eye, we find ourselves catapulted once again into a new set of circumstances and adaptation.

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Zoom Gloom? Time to Hit Refresh!

Call it Zoom Fatigue or Online Burnout: Everybody hits that wall at some point.

But there is a range of strategies that can help you navigate your online world more skillfully.
What follows are my tips for combating virtual meeting fatigue so that you can engage your teams, colleagues, and customers in the most impactful way.

1. Check in with yourself and take an inventory of your energy level.

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Having A Greater Impact Every Time You Communicate

Are You Adapting to Thrive?

Just over a year ago, our lives were changed forever by a force over which we had no control. We found a need to adapt to our new environment.

Our living rooms became our offices, and our webcams became our means of connecting. Each day brought a new challenge of juggling the forced integration of work and home and adapting. Camera on! Camera off. As we phase into not quite back to normal,

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