Category Archives: Communication Skills

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More on Seeking Congruence in Communication

Tip Seven, Continued: Seek to Bring Your Communication Style into Congruence with Others in the Dialogue This post continues our discussion of congruence in communication styles.  In my last post, I shared a brief history of some of the science … Continue reading

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Tips for Effective Communication – Tip Seven – Congruence in Communication

Tip Seven: Seek to Bring Your Communication Style into Congruence With Others in the Dialogue Today’s post is a continuation of the communication tips that I have been posting over the last number of months. These tips focus on those … Continue reading

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The Social Implications of Unhappy Lawyers

Citing Heidi Golledge, CEO of CareerBliss, a recent article in the American Bar Association Journal, by Debra Cassens Weiss, indicates that associate attorney is the number one unhappiest job in America, and that legal assistant follows closely in the list, … Continue reading

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Tips for working with people in conflict: Trees; A Mediation Lesson-Learned.

(Author’s Note:  This is a long blog posting.  If you prefer, you can click here to read the same article in our Articles section.) Tips for working with people in conflict: Trees; A Mediation Lesson-Learned.  This is a new line … Continue reading

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Continuing our discussion on tips for effective communication…

Twelve Tips for Effective Communication – Tip Five: Communication is Not Just Speaking So far in our on-going discussion in which we will ultimately offer “Twelve Tips” for effective communication, we have discussed four ways to help you improve your … Continue reading

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Continuing our series on tips for effective communication …

Twelve Tips for Communication Tip Four: Listen Comprehensively – the Many Levels of Listening Listening involves more than just hearing. In this post, our focus is on understanding comprehensive listening: listening in the broadest and most powerful sense.  This concept … Continue reading

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Twelve Tips for Effective Communication; Tip Two: Plan Your Communication

Have an outcome in mind and a plan to get there. – Any important communication warrants advance planning.  You wouldn’t build a house without a floor plan.  Don’t have important meetings or discussions without a communication plan. My last posting … Continue reading

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The Five C’s of Leadership

Leadership in Context – Final Installment The FIVE “Cs” of Leadership; An overview of the attributes of leadership (continued) In this final posting on the current topic of leadership, I complete our review of some of the different approaches to … Continue reading

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Upcoming Topics

Upcoming Threads! New blog topics are on their way!  Future threads include: Leadership in Context An examination of the major attributes of leadership that  leading researchers have identified, and a simple table that illustrates the competencies of effective leadership with … Continue reading

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Launching a new series of short articles and topics

I am pleased to announce that Business Excellence Solutions is launching  a new series of short discussions and articles in our blog site.  Our first article is authored by David Markwardt.  Recently, I had the opportunity to work with David … Continue reading

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