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8 Ways to Communicate with Men

This may not be politically correct, but men and women are different.  Very different when it comes to communication. And as a result, men and women DO NOT understand each other much of the time. There’s a biological reason for that. Men and women process information differently. When they’re engaged in a mental task, for example, in the man’s brain …

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4 Ways to Instantly Improve Your Communication

How healthy is your workplace?  And what about your personal and professional relationships?  How healthy are they? No matter what shape they are in, I can tell you this:  You can ALWAYS make them healthier. And the key to that health is your communication skills. As poet laureate John Barrymore said, “We are as sick as we are secret.” In …

Good Leaders Increase The Quantity And Quality Of Their Communication

You’ve heard the phrase that truth is stranger than fiction. I saw that recently in a company where I was working when one supervisor remarked, “We know communication is a problem, but the company is not going to discuss it with the employees.” By contrast, effective leaders work on increasing the quantity and quality of their communication. If you’re a …

Great Leaders And Great People Skills Go Together

Author Karl Albrecht writes, “There is an ancient and immutable truth: The ability to sell, explain, persuade, organize, motivate, and lead others still holds first place. Making things happen still requires the ability to make people like you, respect you, listen to you, and want to connect to you. And by connect, I mean connect personally, not digitally. The human …