Relationship Coaching: Advice on How to Attain Your Goals

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Executive coaching isn’t just for executives anymore.  Every day, we all engage with other people to accomplish things, whether at work or at home.  The principles … [Read more...]

Effective Communication Skills for Business Success

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  In this “Drive Through With Don”, he discusses two different teams and the effect communication had on the success of the businesses. One team was … [Read more...]

Effective Communication and Better Listening Skills

Effective Listening Is Critical

When most people think of communication, they think about talking and passing along information, advice or opinions.  Effective communication also involves actively … [Read more...]

Poor Communication Skills in the Workplace is Costly

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Poor Communication costs you, both professionally and personally. One source estimates employee misunderstandings cost organizations $37 billion per year.  … [Read more...]

Take Time to Assess the Quality of Your Business Meetings

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  Meetings can be a powerful tool for your business. If poorly run however, they can be a tremendous waste of time and energy and actually cause more harm than … [Read more...]

Spotting and Hiring an Employee for Team Fit Is About Looking Beyond Personality

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My friend Liz was worried about the future of her workplace. She was on the Quality Management Team at Gaskets, Inc. (not its real name), and the CEO wanted to expand the … [Read more...]

Google and Yale Study Shows Experientially Diverse Teams Yield Productive Chaos

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When we think of efficiency, we tend to picture something mechanical like a train--a well-tuned system that chugs along, each part working in unison, creating a beast of … [Read more...]

Training on Soft Skills Can Increase Productivity and Profitability

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  We have found that working with teams and organizations on soft skills can be very valuable in improving team camaraderie as well as productivity and … [Read more...]

Dean Smith Shows Why Inclusive Leadership of Diverse Teams Fosters Creativity and Flexibility

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Dean Smith began his long and historic coaching career at the University of North Carolina in 1961, at the tender age of 30, but already with a long history of compassion … [Read more...]