21 November 2023

Ask a Better Question to get a Deeper Response

By |2023-11-29T14:41:02-05:00November 21st, 2023|

1st Level Listening "How’s everybody doing today?" The leader asks as she keeps walking toward her office. The employees give the usual response “good” and everyone keeps moving right along. Sound familiar? This has been the norm in the workplace. However, that is changing because employees want more engagement with their leaders and co-workers. An [...]

9 August 2023

The Powerful Link Between Negotiation as a Conversation

By |2023-08-09T12:21:21-04:00August 9th, 2023|

Conversation Conversations are the general exchange of thoughts, words, ideas, directives, and messages. Conversations are one of the main vehicles of communication. Most of us would say that we have conversations every day. What is the most important experience of a conversation? Connection When people talk, they want to get something across to others ranging [...]

12 September 2022

Internal Unrest – What is this About?

By |2022-09-12T11:33:38-04:00September 12th, 2022|

Discerning the Storm Within You Julie was uncomfortable. For weeks, she felt the need to rearrange each time she entered her office. The desk had been in several places, the corner, the middle of the room, and next to the door. She also moved the seating area in her office, the whiteboard, and even the [...]

17 February 2021

When Hearing Voices is a Good Thing

By |2022-03-23T14:30:08-04:00February 17th, 2021|

Which Voices Matter? Recently, I worked with an extremely accomplished middle school Principal responsible for leading her campus through the most difficult time of school closure, distance learning, bringing students back to campus all while helping both her staff and the families feel safe. This is in addition to abiding by the ever-changing guidelines coming [...]

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