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'The Irrigation Effect': Why Your Employees Aren't Getting the Message
Communication Strategies

'The Irrigation Effect': Why Your Employees Aren't Getting the Message

Breaking down these three barriers will result in greater organizational vigor, more engaged employees and effective organizations.
Tracy Maylett
Why You Should Choose Your Words Wisely
Communications

Why You Should Choose Your Words Wisely

The words you think, the words you write, the words you sing, the words you dream all come together to write the story of your life -- and how others perceive you.
Lewis Howes
Please Stop Saying These Ridiculous Phrases at Work
Communications

Please Stop Saying These Ridiculous Phrases at Work

These sayings have taken over our vocabulary so much that our everyday conversations sound like they're taking place on another planet.
Travis Bradberry
How to Host an Incredible Networking Dinner
Networking

How to Host an Incredible Networking Dinner

'Speed networking' at cattle call gatherings can never compete with the deep and powerful connections you can make by breaking bread with like-minded people.
Dorie Clark
The 3 Essentials for Inspiring Your Team to Embrace Your Goals
Leadership

The 3 Essentials for Inspiring Your Team to Embrace Your Goals

The difference between a visionary and a daydreamer is persuading other people to help make the dream reality.
Tor Constantino
Will the Art of the Signature Be Lost in the Digital Age?
Writing

Will the Art of the Signature Be Lost in the Digital Age?

We use to put pen to paper all the time. Now, penmanship isn't even a priority.
Deborah Mitchell
Avoid These 6 Phrases When Trying to Sound, and Feel, More Assertive
Leadership

Avoid These 6 Phrases When Trying to Sound, and Feel, More Assertive

It's easy to take for granted the terms of speech we use every day, but language has meaning.
Jeff Boss
The Leading Cause of Corporate Calamity Is Leaders Who Don't Listen
Managing Employees

The Leading Cause of Corporate Calamity Is Leaders Who Don't Listen

Organizations that encourage open communication thrive, while those that discourage employees from speaking up are surprised by avoidable problems.
Rob Bogosian and Christine Casper
Avoiding Punctuation 'Mass Hysteria'
Communications

Avoiding Punctuation 'Mass Hysteria'

Hyphens and dashes have different uses. They cannot be used interchangeably.
If Your Office Resembles 'The Office' Consider Better Communications Software
Office Tech

If Your Office Resembles 'The Office' Consider Better Communications Software

An examination of how better office tech might aid fictional office managers reveals the real-life advantages of integrating communications.
Brian Ferguson
This Family's Business Is Turning Tragedy Into Triumph
Family Businesses

This Family's Business Is Turning Tragedy Into Triumph

When her son suffered a devastating spinal injury, this mom devoted her life to helping him and others like him achieve maximum rehabilitation.
Daphne Mallory
A 6-Step Program for Improving Your Communication Skills
empathy

A 6-Step Program for Improving Your Communication Skills

Systematically striving to listen better and express yourself clearly will yield immense benefits.
Graham Young
Never Say These 7 Things in Sales
Sales Strategies

Never Say These 7 Things in Sales

These phrases will kill potential deals and limit your opportunities.
Grant Cardone
Why I'm Willing to Have Coffee With Anyone
Networking

Why I'm Willing to Have Coffee With Anyone

An entrepreneur living and working in Hong Kong describes the benefits he's found since being completely open to invitations.
Josh Steimle