Is Your Poor Communication Costing You Dearly?

Is Your Poor Communication Costing You Dearly?

As a communication fanatic, I may be biased, but I think it’s time people stop taking communication for granted and start adding up the cost of poor communication. Too many people assume because their mouths work, their ears work, and they can read and write, that means they’re communicating. To a certain degree, they’re right. They […]

5 Proven, Stress-Free Ways to Get a Conversation Started

5 Proven, Stress-Free Ways to Get a Conversation Started

This week, I’m heading to the biggest conference of the year for professional speakers, the National Speakers Association’s Influence 2017 and I’m really looking forward to the opportunity to see old friends and meet new ones. As a professional communicator, you’d think starting a conversation with a new person is easy for me, but it’s not […]

Top 6 Communication Mistakes That Keep Women From Becoming Leaders

Top 6 Communication Mistakes That Keep Women From Becoming Leaders

Women represent 50% of the population, 60% of college degree earners, 47% of the US workforce, and hold 52% of professional jobs. However, when it comes to leading organizations, women only hold about 14% of leadership positions. There are a many reasons for this leadership gap, from over-emphasis and under-valuing of gender differences, to the […]

Accountability is the Language of Successful Leaders

Accountability is the Language of Successful Leaders

Over the past week, the word “Accountability” has come up over and over again. First, it was a client who was looking for a customized program for her leadership team to help them learn how to hold themselves and their employees accountable for their actions. The second time was when I was having a discussion […]

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