The scary bits of communication

                How familiar are you with the little voice in your head that increases in volume when you’re about to give a big presentation, meet with a potential client or have a difficult conversation? The volume on that thing can get so loud it throws us off our […]

How do you like your communication?

                In the morning, evening or at night? Kidding! Although some people would say, “Let’s not communicate until I have my morning coffee!” One of the things most overlooked in communication is that we all have a preferred way of communicating. Similar to learning styles, our preference for […]

What’s most important to you?

              The title question might be an odd one to ask in a blog post about communication. But I assure you it’s timely. Today’s topic is values, and in my experience as a coach, many people haven’t given the topic much thought let alone explored in depth what their […]

Befriend your intention

                Think about the last conflict you had and the interaction(s) you had to resolve it. What did you want to achieve? No, what did you realllly want to achieve? None of us are strangers to at one time or another saying we want to resolve a conflict, […]

It’s written all over your face

  Emotions can be a roller coaster of a topic. Wouldn’t you say? We tend to like to stick to such feelings as joy, love, exhilaration and accomplishment. And then we stop at sadness, fear, betrayal and rage. However, we’re human, and whether we’re in a personal or professional setting, we can’t turn off what […]

Communication: What’s it all about?

Pop quiz. Did you know there are two outputs to communication? If you guessed there’s a verbal output (the words we use) and a non-verbal output (what we do with our voice and body) ding, ding, ding, you’ve won yourself the opportunity to read the rest of this post! Ha. All jokes aside, there are […]

You don’t suck at communication

  You just haven’t learned about its intricacies. It’s also not your fault. Society as a whole is largely unconscious of the layers and complexities of communication. We spend a significant amount of time worrying about words. Do I have the right ones? Is what I’m going to say going to sound smart? Am I […]