It's common to hear that communication is key. And it's true. Clear, consistent communication is the essential foundation for any successful relationship. I imagine we can think of several instances in our personal and professional lives where communication has either helped or hindered the health of a relationship. Where communication is lacking, frustration will always … Continue reading Prioritizing Comprehension – Not Just Communication
Flip the Script: Would you say that to a man?
Death by a thousand papercuts. You know…those little, needling comments that when combined with enough frequency and time, can create a gaping wound in our confidence and self-worth. It happens in conversations daily – even ones made in a setting where you'd expect the topics to be professional, or worse yet, loving. Growing up female, … Continue reading Flip the Script: Would you say that to a man?
The Number One Solution to All Communication Problems
At the root of all communication problems, there is essentially one thing that goes wrong that snowballs into every scenario you may have encountered. Whether you’re trying to communicate with a toddler or a CEO, someone of a different culture or someone of a different political viewpoint, effective communication hinges upon one thing. And that … Continue reading The Number One Solution to All Communication Problems
What I wish My College Professors Would Have Taught Me: It’s okay to NOT like everyone you work with
There are some things that can and will never be taught in the classroom. Maybe it’s because those topics are seen as too radical or have been flagged as a lawsuit risk, but truly these are the missing pieces of wisdom that leave many college grads as an incomplete puzzle with still much to figure … Continue reading What I wish My College Professors Would Have Taught Me: It’s okay to NOT like everyone you work with