Communication

The problem with ‘dream teams’

June 13, 2019
When it comes to assembling a team, most people look for the best talent. But what actually happens when you have a whole team of stars?

Give a killer pep talk

May 22, 2019
When you need to rev people up to cross the finish line on a project, use these tips to give a winning pep talk.

Weird, wonderful corporate musicals

May 9, 2019
“He’s a Penney Man,” “Tires to Sell,” “An Exxon Dealer’s Wife” … all of these are song titles from professionally produced Industrials.

Avoid embarrassing an “unplugged” employee

May 2, 2019
Avoid embarrassing an “unplugged” employee by calling on him or her so you can put them on the spot.

Craft compelling Instagram stories

May 1, 2019
To ensure your Instagram Stories are engaging your audience, follow this advice.

Ensure critical info is absorbed

April 25, 2019
When you have extremely important information to share with people, don’t just assume they will find your message as important as you do. Instead, set the stage to ensure they both hear and fully comprehend your message.

Detect when people are bored

April 25, 2019
When you are speaking to people, the last thing you want to do is bore them. Keeping them engaged may require you to course-correct mid-talk, but how do you know if they’re bored so you can? Look for these signs.

Give them money or awards?

April 18, 2019
When evaluating possible award systems for your team, consider these factors.

How to deliver bad news

April 11, 2019
Though you may not be a leader in a medical field, there are most assuredly lessons there for all leaders. It’s a necessary part of the job, and many cite it as the hardest part.

New rules for social media

April 7, 2019
Follow these rules to ensure your content is seen and shared.