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 was the first in a series on our tips for communication and focused on setting

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 discussing the traits that are commonly identified with an effective leader.  Those of you who

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 MacAllister’s “Five Cs.” Understanding the Dynamics of Organizational Conflict A discussion of the dynamics of

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 when we co-facilitated a retreat for a local non-profit organization. David’s gift for designing programming