PERFORMANCE COMMUNICATION BLOG

What you don’t know about your conflict style could crush your organization (and your career)

What you don’t know about your conflict style could crush your organization (and your career)

One of the things I’ve noticed about the organizations I’ve served in more than 20 years in business, is that the organization’s “conflict culture” is almost always a direct reflection of the dominant conflict style of the organization’s leader. If the conflict style is weak or negative, it becomes a cancer in the organization, destroying […]

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 […]

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