Building our brand and influencing others is not only about showing who we are
Every conversation we have has an impact on us.
Whether we are aware of it or not, the conversations we have with ourselves often have the biggest impact.
We all know that it’s important to make eye contact when SPEAKING to people. Making eye contact as you listen to the speaker builds trust, shows respect and allows you to listen more effectively.
Developing Executive Presence – Addressing the internal but more importantly the external factors
Learning to communicate well is like learning to ride a bicycle.
It takes practice, and sometimes a little support to keep moving forward with the challenges we face – but it can be done!
While it’s no surprise that preparation is important, what is often forgotten is that different types of conversations require different types of preparation.
Taking the time to consider the mood we’re in, the mood our listeners may be in, and how that may impact the effectiveness of a conversation, can be time well spent.
Great conversation is not just about taking turns speaking, it’s about taking turns listening.
As a leader, having the ability to speak well is important, but equally important is having the ability to get others to speak…
Preparing for even the early easy conversations can often pay off in business communication.