How to Infuse Your Communication with Super-Glue Power

We are living in a time of overwhelming amounts of communication … from our cell phones, to a variety of social media platforms, and thousands of radio and TV channels. However, the quantity of communication in our world and in our relationships does not necessarily mean that we are experiencing quality communication. In fact, just the opposite is true. And you can see instances of ineffective …

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, …

How to Get Dramatically Higher Engagement with CCCC

When a manager was asked how many people he had working for him, he replied, “About half of them.” When an employee was asked how long she had been working for his company, she replied, “Ever since they threatened to fire me.” Those replies make me laugh. But they also make me cry because they’re all too close to the truth. According …

Tiny Relationship and Team-Building Secrets that Bring HUGE Positive Results

Does something seem to be missing in your life? The American operatic tenor Robert Brault says, “When something is missing in your life, it usually turns out to be someone.” Or in my simple way of saying it, if something doesn’t seem quite right in your world, the chances are very good that your relationships need some work. Last week I …