Posts Tagged ‘communication’
Friday, July 20th, 2018
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about. Quote attributed to Benjamin Franklin Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash One thing I have observed is the increasing reliance on text messages and emails is driving a decline in actually creating well thought through documents. I may be “old school”, but I believe […]
Sunday, April 15th, 2018
Online marketing can be very confusing. In part, because cause and effect impact measures are challenging to find (with the noted exception of online sales). But, there are four principles you can use to help guide your decisions in the online communication space.
Sunday, July 30th, 2017
Awhile ago I published a post entitled the Secret to Managing Your Boss. It quickly became one of my most visited posts. I would guess that is because everybody has challenges in forming a mutually productive relationship with their boss. Because it was so popular, I decided to expand on that post with some additional advice.
Category Leadership | Tags: Tags: business strategy, communication, conflict resolution, dealing with business issues, issue management, letting go, management, managing your boss, managing your boss training, organizational behavior, pushing back, tips on managing your boss,
Thursday, July 6th, 2017
At some point you have to let go of what you thought should happen and start living with what is actually happening. Quote attributed to Anonymous One of the biggest challenges in managing issues at work is recognizing which ones are worth your time versus which you should simply let go (at least for […]
Category Leadership | Tags: Tags: business strategy, communication, conflict resolution, dealing with business issues, issue management, letting go, management, managing issues in business, organizational behavior, pushing back,
Thursday, June 29th, 2017
I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say. Quote attributed to Flannery O’Conner Why Write? Why bother writing at all in business? Can’t you just talk with somebody and get things accomplished faster? These are reasonable questions. Particularly since writing well is hard, and in the days of […]
Monday, March 5th, 2012
One of the most difficult challenges in leading people and Organizations is being an effective communicator. It is often intimidating for people. Yet, it is such a critical skill to master if you want to achieve your full potential. At Procter & Gamble, written and verbal communication skills were heavily coached and great communicators were […]