communication

Melissa Marshall: Talk Nerdy to Me

Great friendly message to Scientists and Engineers about communicating with everyone else. Six minutes worth watching, especially if you have a techie bias in any field! Talk Nerdy To Me

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Who Wins? Influencing for Mutual Benefit

It could have happened to anyone. I was on a rare visit to a mega shopping mall to exchange a Christmas gift. There in the middle of the shoppers, displays, ...

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Ethics of Influence

Last week I was invited to be the guest on Hollis Polk's internet radio show, "Your Life, Your Relationships." As I prepared to talk about increasing our influence in personal ...

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How to Get Out of the Drama

We say we don’t want drama in our lives, especially in our interactions at work. Drama usually means unpleasantness, frustration, conflict, lack of productivity. If it meant “real drama,” i.e. ...

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Reaching Consensus in a Crowd

You may have seen in recent news the so-called “people’s mike” in demonstrations on Wall Street and around the US. This caught my attention. It began as a result of ...

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How to Break the Communication Barrier

Is there someone with whom you have built up a barrier to communication? Perhaps you reached an impasse years ago and still work with this person. Perhaps you know what ...

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Are You Walking Your Talk?

What does it take to live up to our ideals? We all hold certain theories about how people should behave, from our earliest family teachings to the great new technique ...

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Send It Again, Sam!

Research supports repetitionIf you really want to get something done, walk down the hall or pick up the phone, send an email and follow up with a text. That’s what ...

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Fair Exchange

What is "fair" and why does it matter?Joan, who works as a professional organizer, was puzzled when she would offer to help someone out at no charge, then they wouldn’t ...

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Lucy Freedman interview March 16

Tune in to my interview on Hollis Polk's internet radio show, "Your Life, Your Relationships" on Wed., 3/16 @ 3PM PDT! Listen live at Progressive Radio Network! Afterward you will ...

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Everyday Integrity

How often do we betray ourselves or others? One of our most highly valued - and highly defended - qualities is integrity. Who doesn't aspire to wholeness, accountability, and honesty ...

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