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Communication Skills: 37 Science-Based Techniques for the Workplace.

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If you’re like a lot of people reading this, you’re interested in improving your communication skills. It might be because you’re an executive who wants to do a better job working with employees. Or, it might be because you’re a manager who is trying to mentor a co-worker. It might even be because you’re a sales executive who wants to …

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The 10 Most Common Mistakes Leaders Make During Presentations. And How to Avoid Them.

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Throughout our leadership journey, we are constantly reminded of the essential nature of clear communications. We are expected to present on many topics to our teams, leadership, and professional organizations. We have all experienced mind-numbing presentations, but the few we remember as exceptional have one thing in common – they tell a compelling story.  We all remember the story of the …

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Communication Skills Training for Ad Agencies

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Let’s face it, ad agencies are different from most other businesses. The combination of highly analytical people mixed in with highly creative people is what makes the ad agency business so much fun … and so challenging. One of biggest issues facing advertising agencies how to get teams to communicate effectively so that they can work more efficiently together. As …

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Five Things All Great Authors Must Have (That Actually Have Nothing to Do with Writing)

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By: Les Maness It’s been said that nearly everyone has one great book in them. But the reality is that most people never even attempt to write it. And while there’s several factors why aspiring authors give up before they ever get started, the most frequent reason given is, “I am not a writer”. Well, if that’s you, then best-selling …

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How to Lead by Improving Your Listening Skills

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If you’re like a lot of executives reading this, you’re interested in learning how to do a better job leading yourself and leading others. Most articles and blog posts about leadership focus on communication skills. In other words, they focus on persuasion, articulation, and messaging. Don’t get us wrong — communication skills are important. But learning how to listen is …

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How to Improve Your Communication Skills in the Workplace (Part 2)

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This is the second in a two-part series about communication skills in the workplace. Part I discusses how people speak. Part II discusses how people think. How good are your communication skills? Research shows that people with good communication skills in the workplace get more promotions, are paid better, and have lower stress than people with bad communication skills.  The …