Communication

Embracing Differences to Discover the Magic of Connection

“Strength lies in differences, not in similarities.” Stephen Covey When I moved to London from my home town in Scotland many moons ago, I spoke with a thick accent that was solidly based on our local language. “I didnae talk like awe these posh folks doon in London.” To my Scottish father the English were …

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What Risks Will You Take To Achieve More?

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” – Muhammad Ali While standing on the platform at 181st Street in Manhattan waiting for the A train to take me downtown, I noticed someone had written on the grubby tile RISK. It felt like a message from an unknown entity. …

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4 Ways To Listen Effectively: It Might Just Change Your Life

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place – George Bernard Shaw In our lives we’ve likely had many communication failures: mixed messages, unspoken needs or desires, inability to deal with confrontation, saying yes when we mean no. We talk over people, text on our phones while listening to others, interrupt mid-sentence, …

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“What we have here is a failure to communicate!”

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place – George Bernard Shaw Your life—and your leadership—succeeds or fails based on your meaningful interactions with others. The quality of your conversations changes everything. In our lives we’ve likely had many communication failures: mixed messages, unspoken needs or desires, inability to …

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Do You Ask Enough Of The Right Questions?

This is the sixth in a series of 12 articles on leadership issues and the characteristics of successful leaders. Join us on a journey to become a more fearless leader. (To start at the beginning of the series, click here.) Powerful, reflective questions lead to potent and productive answers. Questions open our world to possibilities, …

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Your Leadership Success Depends on Genuine Communication

This is the fifth in a series of 12 articles on leadership issues and the characteristics of successful leaders. Join us on a journey and become a more fearless leader. (To start at the beginning of the series, click here.) The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place – …

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