Speak kind words

Speak kind words

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~Mother Teresa When we teach communication skills, we like to point out that at the heart of every communication – every single communication – is the chance to...
Do your conversations build or damage?

Do your conversations build or damage?

Every conversation is an opportunity to build a relationship or damage one. This is a point we often share in our leadership programs and a principle that comes up with most coaching clients as well. Many of us spend a large portion of our day speaking with other...
Can you really trust your boss?

Can you really trust your boss?

It’s a question my clients struggle with often. Can they trust their boss? I mean, really trust their boss. Successful relationships evolve and revolve around trust. But trusting your boss – fully and completely trusting your boss – can often seem risky. In fact,...
Taking the work out of networking

Taking the work out of networking

The New Year started, and as I reflected back on 2013 and looked over my calendar for the ending months of the year, I realized that my networking had all but died out. In the beginning of the year I’d attended numerous events and met a ton of great people, but after...