Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Communication?

As leaders, we all understand the undeniable power of communication. While it's important to build a culture of communication within your business, it's equally important to understand its limitations, and when it can actually start to work against us. This is what it means to be an effective communicator.

How Effective is Your Business Communication Skill?

Every business professional and entrepreneur believes they are good communicators, but how do they know? It's really the perception of the recipients that counts, and poor communicators are almost always poor listeners, so they don't hear the shortcomings.

How to be a Clear Communicator

To the extent that one shares meaning with another, the two parties communicated. Anyone familiar with the academic side of communication can tell you, it's very difficult for any two people, much less groups, to accurately convey meaning to one another.

Managing in Cyberspace

In today's work environment, it has become a necessity for many businesses to hire employees or independent contractors who take care of their work out of office. Here are a few keys to help employers manage their out-of-office employees effectively.

Why Your Company Should Use Motivational Speakers

Motivation is an essential ingredient in any workplace. A motivated employee is likely to be happy and will certainly be more focused and productive....

The Elevator Pitch: Not to be Told in an Elevator!

The Elevator speech is really just a script of what you want to say when someone asks you about your business. Many direct sellers just stumble around when asked "what do you do?" Having a clear and concise elevator pitch that creates desire will stimulate questions from the person you are talking to.

The Power of Body Language for Business in the USA

Perhaps you do not realize, but someone recognizes you due to a memorable, uncomfortable, humorous, or bad expression and/or body posture you exhibited at...

The Magic of Being a Great Leader

There is no magic formula that helps you become a great leader. Just like there is no one-size-fits-all leadership style. A great leader is a person who is capable of altering his or her thoughts, actions or feelings in a way that enlists others so that a common goal can be pursued and accomplished.

Being Clear with Expectations

Few things are as frustrating as working for a manager who gives you an annual review and tells you all the things she thinks you should have been doing during the past year. How is this information helpful now? The year is over. Why weren't these expectations expressed earlier?

5 Ways Courageous Leadership Evokes Action and Engagement

Courageous leaders set the tone for organizational performance. When leaders establish themselves as a strong and courageous personality they set the tone for the rest of the company and shape the overall culture.

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