A Strategy For Difficult Conversations

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By Lauren Douglass, Guest Writer There is a formula to delivering difficult information so it is best received and implemented. Front Load Empathy Deliver Topic Compassionately Listen to The Response Offer Assistance To Strategize Next ...

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WHAT IN THE WORLD DO THESE WORDS MEAN?

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Coronavirus Related Terminology As the coronavirus pandemic continues its grip, we hear words that once weren’t in everyday usage. Words and their meaning that are now almost common; some new and some not so new. How do we define ...

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SUCCESSFUL PUBLIC SPEAKING – FROM HOME

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Are we in the new normal? We usually attend meetings in a conference room, at a restaurant, giving pep talks to staff and other employees, up line and downline. We listened to presenters and traveled out of town for conferences, trade ...

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WHAT TO WEAR WHEN DELIVERING A SPEECH

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The XYZ Company is ecstatic that you agreed to deliver a positive and uplifting speech to the regional sales team, and the venue is auditorium seating. Expected attendance is 40-50 sales associates. You planned, practiced, done ...

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What’s Ahead for you in the New Year?

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Communicators and Leaders: what does the New Year hold for you and your associates?    There are various occasions offering opportunities to display public speaking prowess. As an award(s) presenter, you will need to know what the ...

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“I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO SAY”

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How to Express Condolence When a loved one or close friend passes, we reflect on the life of the deceased. Even if the person who died isn’t close to us but merely a friend, associate, or acquaintance, we contemplate life in relation ...

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Exhibiting Remarkable Decorum

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In their book, 50 Things Every Young Gentleman Should Know, John Bridges and Bryan Curtis simply writes in chapter 27 (Walking in Front of Other People): “If other people must move down the row where a gentleman is seated, he makes it ...

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Executive Presence

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You’ve seen those who have a particular form about themselves; the way they dress, their attire is immaculate and perfect for their body type. They display a style of their own; consisting of confidence with a sense of where they ...

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