The 10 Commandments of Awesome Connective Communication (part 2)

You have probably heard about The 10 Commandments. You may have even memorized them when you were little … because you were taught that was the way you should behave and communicate with other people, even God Himself. A couple of weeks ago, I gave you the first two of my 10 Commandments of Awesome Communication: 1) Increase the quantity of your communication, and …

3 Communication Breakdowns Where Your Body is Present but Your Mind is Disengaged

Have you ever noticed that some people don’t have to get up to leave the room? Their communication skills are so poor that no matter what is being said, they don’t get it. Maybe they were never taught appropriate, effective communication skills. Or they just don’t care. Either way it can be devastating to work with or live with those …

The 5 Communication Breakdowns That Will Destroy You

The author, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, said, “Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee.” And I would say “Bad communication is as painful as a kick in the butt.” The truth is … few things in life are more important than your communication ability. In fact, your success at work and your happiness at home are largely determined by your communication ability. Unfortunately, …