Tag Archives: Communication

Brought to You By the Letter C

Today’s post is brought to you by the letter C.  And no, it doesn’t stand for Christmas.  Or Cheryl. It stands for Conflict.   There’s always conflict, of course, but I feel like I’m aware of a great deal of conflict … Continue reading

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Clear Communication in a Fast Paced World

We’ve become a world that communicates in two-minute sound bites and 140 characters, but how can anyone expect you to explain complex information so quickly and concisely? Well, they do – and you can. Read 6 Ways to Clearly Communicate … Continue reading

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What’d You Say? (Communication is Important!)

I’m pleased to have been asked by the training site Webucator to write a post about the skill I think most essential for success. This was hard for me.  After thinking long and hard, I have decided that, to me, … Continue reading

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Listening–And Communication Styles

“Why do people who consider themselves good communicators often fail to actually hear each other? Often it’s due to a mismatch of styles: To someone who prefers to vent, someone who prefers to explain seems patronizing; explainers experience venters as … Continue reading

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Just to Be Clear. . .

Yes, I know I’ve written about communication before.  Perhaps you think I write about it too much.  So sue me; I think it’s important! Yup, that’s a lead-in to another post about communication.  Well, actually to a few links about … Continue reading

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What’s the Real Issue?

Today’s post has to do with communication again, which I know I’ve addressed before.  But today’s topic is more specifically about communication about workplace problems or issues. Often, when people tell us about something that’s worrying them, they talk “around” … Continue reading

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Fun Way to Look at Listening–

I’ve written about the importance of listening a few times (here and here).  A good manager must be a good listener, and as a matter of fact, we should all strive to be good listeners in all our relationships. I … Continue reading

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Communication: Is it Hard to Talk About Yourself?

Yup, I’m talking about communication again!  Makes you wonder about me, doesn’t it.  But, I have to say, I think it is so critical to being a good leader, manager, librarian. . . and in fact, being a good person!  … Continue reading

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Listen While They Rant

I do seem to blog about communication and listening a lot.  But I do because it’s so important.  Communication is so central to being a good human being, a good friend, a good worker, a good boss, a good spouse. … Continue reading

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Are You Listening??? (No, Really. . . Are You?)

Are you adept at communication?  Communication skills are a necessity, not just in our work lives, but in our personal lives as well.  So often we think we are “communicating” when we really aren’t. I don’t think I’m exaggerating when … Continue reading

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