Nov 30, 2021
A common concern expressed in our Bud to Boss workshops is getting the other person to speak in coaching conversations, project planning meetings, and conflict resolution situations. Basically, any situation where emotions might be running a bit high and the other person might be hesitant to share their perspective. In...
Nov 23, 2021
It’s easy to see other people’s blind spots. It’s also easy to ignore our own. Focusing on other people’s blind spots while ignoring our own seriously limits our ability to communicate. In this weeks episode, I’ll share some thoughts on how to overcome this communication challenge.
Nov 16, 2021
It’s tempting to look for the right words and to think in terms of phraseology as the key to effective communication. Remember that communication is about more than just the words you say. The write words with the wrong tone or body language can destroy your communication effectiveness. Likewise, poor timing or the...
Nov 9, 2021
I often here front line leaders express frustration and exasperation with what they cannot do in their role. This focus on what they cannot do often leads to doing nothing. In this episode, I offer thoughts on a different perspective – focusing on what you CAN do.
Nov 3, 2021
Leadership communication is certainly about how you communicate directly with your team, and it is more than that. It also includes what you do to facilitate communication within your team and between team members. This week, I’m taking a look at how to do that better.