Striking up a conversation with a complete stranger can be frightening for a lot of people. You might be too … Continue reading Can you strike up a conversation with a stranger?
We are constantly challenged as kids in school, and expected to provide answers to the questions we are asked. It … Continue reading Why do smart people always ask questions?
Luck is not on your side today, and you’re running late to the office. Maybe you don’t have a meeting … Continue reading How to tell your boss you will be late for work?
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You’re the boss; you have the authority to tell your subordinates what to do, and yet they don’t seem to … Continue reading How to make your team listen to you?
The ancient Greek philosopher Plato developed his theories through conversations. Dialogue, he believed, reflects the way great ideas first emerge: … Continue reading Have you heard of the 5 voices?
Many companies emphasize in their communications that people are important to them, but not all seem to truly understand that … Continue reading How can you take better care of your people?
Effective listening requires probing, especially in a negotiation. No one says everything you want to hear in the exact order, … Continue reading How to probe for information during a negotiation?
Wow, you got handed a project from your boss. But issues crop up such as last-minute feedback from your boss … Continue reading How to manage your stakeholders?
Love it or hate it, social media has become an inherent part of daily life. The likes of Twitter and … Continue reading What is the dragonfly effect? – Part 1