When many of us are putting in anywhere from 55 to 1,600 hours a week, all to often, social media becomes our “go to” place for maintaining a semblance of human contact – albeit an abnormal one.
Posts Tagged: communication
What you need to know to be a disability ally.
You might be an accomplished professional with a distinguished education, polished resume, remarkable achievements and the respect of colleagues and co-workers. Yet, day-in and day-out, you feel like you’re going to be discovered as a fraud any minute now.
Two tips for staying on top of email.
The Next Generation of Government Training Summit is less than two months away and we hope you are as excited as we are! Not only will you network with over 800 federal, state and local govies from more than 75 organizations, you will also participate in interactive breakout sessions and hear from these expert government keynote speakers: A… Read more »
Ever been in a brainstorming meeting that seemed to go nowhere or not include all voices? Beat brainstorming pitfalls by focusing the conversation on these four types of questions.
It is the most wildly over-used mark of punctuation in the English language and is dragging all of us down with its haphazard excitement and indiscriminate emphasis!
We know rudeness gets in the way of relating to others at work. But even common, well-meaning responses can block us from connecting with others. Here are 10 common ways we prevent ourselves from being present and truly listening to others, and steps we can take to remove those barriers.
8 lessons learned from failing fast on innovative projects.
During the past 20 years, or so, as video technology has leapfrogged itself to the point where you can shoot a feature film on your phone, many local agencies began hiring communication specialists and video producers to come up with new and creative ways to get their message out. But, in many cases, the priorities… Read more »