Communication

Want A Better Relationship With Your Boss?

Last week I talked about how to be a better boss. We may be someone’s boss, but for most of us, we are also the employee. At the end of the

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How Well Do You Accept Feedback?

I have always disliked the phrase ‘constructive criticism’. It never sat right with me. I always thought it just seemed like a way to make yourself feel better about picking on me

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How To Get The Respect You Deserve

This email from a reader really got me fired up: “I have a work issue that I am hoping you can help with. My boss is extremely disrespectful towards me and

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Success Shortie: How To Get The Information You Need

When you are giving an assignment, you are rarely given all the information you need. If someone is delegating a task to you, the simple fact is that they are busy. Because of that, a

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Success Shortie: When You Shouldn’t Say “I Agree”

In a past blog post, I shared a Success Shortie on how to disagree diplomatically. I talked about two commonly used and often destructive strategies for disagreeing with someone in a

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Success Shortie: How To Disagree Diplomatically

Opinions are good! So are differences in opinion. Different opinions broaden our perspective and enable us to look at things from a new angle. Reaping the rewards of inclusive problem solving

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How To Get The Answer You Want

How do you feel about airline change fees? Not a fan? Honestly, if someone is trying to change their flight for any reason, they are likely already having a bad day.

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Thank You!

Last week I asked you all to help me choose a cover design for my upcoming book, The Connector’s Club. The results are in! Thanks to all of your feedback we

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Do You Know The Difference Between Bragging And Gratitude?

When I was growing up, my dad, a real estate agent, would go to houses and take Polaroids for the listings and my sister and I would be bored in the back seat. I

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