Tag Archives: Listening

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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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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Deep Listening, by David Markwardt

HEARING THEIR VOICE:  THE DISCIPLINE OF DEEP LISTENING By David Markwardt September 1, 2009 Everyone wants to be heard.  From CEOs to small business owners, to youth to politicians, every person wants to be taken seriously, to be respected, and … 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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