Important Leadership Skills for Workplace Success

Do you have the leadership skills that employers look for? Whether you are an office manager or a project leader, all good leaders require a number of soft skills to help them positively interact with employees or team members. What Makes an Effective Leader Effective leaders have the ability to communicate well, motivate their team, handle and[…]

Navigate difficult conversations at work with this 7-step process

Take a deep breath. You got this.   Whether with loved ones, friends, or coworkers, we typically spend our lives avoiding the inevitability of a difficult conversation. However, when it’s time for them to happen, they have to just… well, happen. Work conversations can be especially difficult – especially when emotion is involved – because you have[…]

Improve Your Relationships With Effective Communication Skills

Conflict in a relationship is virtually inevitable. In itself, conflict isn’t a problem; how it’s handled, however, can bring people together or tear them apart. Poor communication skills, disagreements, and misunderstandings can be a source of anger and distance or a springboard to a stronger relationship and a happier future.   Tips for Effective Communication[…]

Tips for Talking to Someone You Disagree With

Talking with someone we disagree with is an unpredictable nightmare for a lot of us. Tensions escalate quickly, especially in times of uncertainty.In our present political climate, many of us are experiencing a breakdown in our ability to engage the “other side.” When these channels of communication fail, it can represent a significant loss to our[…]