Category Archives: Communication Skills

References covering communication-related skills/

On Dualities

 This post’s topic is the idea of dualities and understanding how we tend to frame our thinking based on our collective experience and our own personal enculturation. I recently prepared a talk for an upcoming presentation to a group of … Continue reading

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The Tao of Communication?

Thoughts on the Tao of Communication Events in my daily life often inspire the focus of my blog posts. I apologize to those of you readers who like a linear structure to the topics.  Sometimes I wander afield for a … Continue reading

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More on Managing Tactics

Tip Nine – Continued – Managing Tactics When Necessary In our last several posts, we’ve been discussing tactics. In my first post on the subject, I explained that, even though tactics can pose a challenge to your progress towards your … Continue reading

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Miss a Blog Post in 2013? Here is a list!

Summary of Blog Articles for 2013 This year we have worked to strike a healthy balance between providing flawless service to our clients while also keeping our blog post current and interesting.  In case you have missed some of our … Continue reading

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Ten Axioms of Change Management

Ten Axioms of Change Management In my work, it seems that organizations are encountering major change issues more and more frequently. In my work with organizations facing change issues, it seems that I am asked to work with change situations … Continue reading

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Tips for Effective Communication – Tip Eight

Tip Eight – Appreciate the Power of Word Choice Combined with Non-Verbal Cues By now it should be clear to those of you who have been following the posts on the Tips for Effective Communication, that effective communication involves more … Continue reading

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C3 – Conflict Conscious Communication

C3 – Conflict Conscious Communication For some time now, many of my blog posts have focused the features of effective communication. I’ve been systematically sharing “tips on improving your communication” when it involves an important issue or someone important to … Continue reading

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Failure and Gridlock in Washington – Lessons in Negotiation We Can Learn From the Current Situation

Failure and Gridlock in Washington – Lessons in Negotiation We Can Learn From the Current Situation As anyone who views our website’s home page will discover, our organization’s dedicated focus is on helping individuals and organizations thrive by helping to … Continue reading

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Beyond Metaphor: Consciously Managing the Subconscious

Beyond Conscious Metaphor For the last several months we have been discussing tips for improving your effectiveness for important communications.  My March 18, 2013 post reviewed the first six of my twelve “tips” for effective communication.  Since that time, among … Continue reading

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Culture and Metaphor

This post continues our exploration into metaphor.  In my last post, I described the term metaphor as figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable … Continue reading

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