Life is rife with frequent “jumps to conclusions”, and “climbs up the ladder of inference” (another favorite metaphor). These mental trips happen quickly which makes them next to impossible to stop. But we can work to keep our visits there as brief as possible.
Posts Tagged: communicating
What strategies can you use to remain an effective professional without burning out from the burden of overwork?
What can you do when the top dog at your organization is the one with the reckless mood swings?
It takes both practical and emotional preparation to be resilient in the face of your manager’s mood swings. Here are ways to deal with an unpredictable boss.
People often avoid setting boundaries in their professional lives. Maybe you think that setting and protecting boundaries at work will make you seem like someone who is difficult to work with or who isn’t committed to the job. But, without boundaries, you don’t know your healthy limits—and neither do your coworkers or manager.
Check out these five practical tips on how to keep your skills sharp when communicating with others.
It is by new well-established that standing on a soapbox and yelling at the public does not work. It does not make people trust you. Even if you’re Winston Churchill. So what does work, now? The answer used to be “reliance on influencers.” But, to take just one example, polls show that people don’t trust… Read more »
Communication is important to just about every aspect of my job as a public affairs specialist. I eat it, breathe it and sleep it. Yet, it’s always something I’m constantly fine-tuning. How should I say this? What’s the best way to relay this message? Are we effectively reaching our audience? Wherever I go, I always try… Read more »