Tag :communication

Posted on 10 Jul 2017
Personal Branding: The Hidden Gift of the Behavioral Interview Question

I remember the first time I was asked a behavioral interview question. I went into a split-second panic—oh snap! With my racing heart and sweaty palms, I wondered why, after seeing my résumé and hearing about my expe...

Posted on 09 Oct 2015
Let’s Talk About It

So many of our problems could be solved if we just communicated better. The issue is that when you are a start-up company with multiple teammates, who live and work in multiple parts of town, trying to communicate about...

Posted on 12 Aug 2014
WHAT PROFESSORS LEBRON JAMES AND DAN GILBERT ARE TEACHING US ABOUT COMMUNICATION

Those great philosophers known as The Stylistics were clearly referring to a personal relationship when they sang, "Break up to make up, that's all we do." Yet that line can also be applied to professional relationships:...

Posted on 21 Jun 2013
Got Middle Schoolers? 3 Lessons To Teach Your Child Before They Enter Middle School

I watch the parents struggle to hold it together at fifth grade graduation—wife included—as they wrap their minds around the fact that their babies are not babies anymore; and that they are about to embark on perhaps...

Posted on 07 Jan 2013
Empowering Words – Why What We Say Has Meaning

The words we speak are powerful.  Words empower and enable us to make decisions that move our lives forward, take us for a spin on an emotional roller coaster, keep us where we are, or take us back to places we have no ...

Posted on 07 Sep 2012
Get More Time for Love!

If you're like me, managing your desire for love with our most precious possession—time—can feel like being an amateur in an advanced juggling act. With my responsibilites as the Relationships Editor at ESSENCE magaz...

Posted on 07 Aug 2012
Do You Know the “Rule of 3”?

Do you know the "rule of 3"?  It's more common that you know.  If you are a business owner who is committed to making the best possible communication impact on your audience, then you'll be extremely interested in how ...