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Am I Communicating With Respect? 10 Steps To Communicating Respectfully

Am I Communicating With Respect? 10 Steps To Communicating Respectfully In order to improve communication with others you need to make sure you are always conveying that you respect them as a person. Sadly, I must say I often see this trait missing especially between employees and managers. Here is a quick test that will help [...]


2020-03-03T05:06:19+00:00Categories: Articles, Blog, Communications, IMP Hot Tips, Uncategorized|

Credibility and Trust: The Dynamic Duo

Credibility and Trust: The Dynamic Duo Credibility: a simple ingredient that is vital to building trust Think of all the emails you get on a daily basis. What differentiates one from being “junk” and one from being one you will open? I get emails every week from people asking me to review, analyze or buy their [...]


2017-04-14T04:59:38+00:00Categories: Communications, Leadership|

Credible Candid Communication

Credible Candid Communication At 2 PM today I did the unthinkable. I had promised my daughter I would go to school at 12:45 PM and be her “show and tell.” She had proudly practiced how she would share in Spanish, “yo tengo un Mama.” And that she would say I had a shirt in “azul” and [...]


2017-04-14T05:00:17+00:00Categories: Communications, Leadership|

Elements of a Great Speech: How to be Memorable

Elements of a Great Speech: How to be Memorable Whether you are speaking to your team or to a client, you want what you say to resonate with them so they stand up and say, “I am with you!”  But how do you do that?  What makes some speeches last for years and others are forgotten [...]


2017-02-06T06:03:54+00:00Categories: Communications|

Getting Around Difficult People

Getting Around Difficult People We all have those people we work with that are difficult. They may irritate us with the way they talk, how they boss others around, how they stay negative or how they seem to only care about themselves. Would you like to change that? Of course we would. No one wants to [...]


2017-02-06T06:04:20+00:00Categories: Communications|

Getting the Elephant on the Table Without Breaking It

Getting the Elephant on the Table Without Breaking It It amazes me how many times the elephant in the room is skirted around to the point that poor decisions get made.  I have seen corporate structures disintegrate because elephants haven’t been discussed. So let’s start with why we don’t discuss them: Fear of repercussions.  This is [...]


2017-02-06T06:05:08+00:00Categories: Communications|

How to Develop Clarity in Your Writing

How to Develop Clarity in Your Writing How many times have you gotten an email, letter or memo and it took until you had read the entire thing before you even BEGAN to understand what was wanted or needed by you, the reader? Probably more often than you would like! If your reader has to read [...]


2017-02-06T06:00:58+00:00Categories: Communications|