communication

Do you have the Soft Skills Required to be Successful?

Why is it that soft skills seem to have become the newest and latest “big” thing? Weren’t they always important and necessary? However, I’m noticing more and more articles and posts focused on the need to increase soft skill training and development, which in turn suggests at least the perception…

What Does It Mean To Really Listen

In my upcoming book (hopefully to be available this fall) I explore the importance of Soft Skills development.  Two of these skills are verbal and non-verbal communications: its nature of being a “two way street,” the need for both a sender and a receiver in order for the communication to…

Being Clear About Your Expectations

In this weeks blog post I explore clarity and being clear about your expectations using an example of a recent coaching experience. _____________________________________________________________________________________ John Whitehead coaches individuals and organizations in becoming more effective by helping them improve their interpersonal communications, emotional intelligence and resiliency. *******Are you wondering if having a…

Soft Skills – How Do We Communicate?

Interpersonal communications – In this weeks blog I talk about how interpersonal communications almost always floats to the surface in my coaching work with leaders. _____________________________________________________________________________________ John Whitehead coaches individuals and organizations in becoming more effective by helping them improve their interpersonal communications, emotional intelligence and resiliency. *******Are you wondering…

Why Teambuilding is an Important Soft Skill in Hi-Tech

                    “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” – Michael Jordan “There is no strength until there is cooperation” – Irish Proverb   John Adair defined “team” as “a group in which the individuals share a common aim and…