communication

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…

Interpersonal Communications: It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It

 “Fluency in non-verbal communication can be as powerful a tool as masterful negotiating techniques or expert salesmanship” – Joe Navarro Have you ever experienced a situation where your partner in conversation is noticeably overbearing? Have you had a supervisor whose way of delivering instructions comes across as overly aggressive? You…

Using Your Body to Communicate: Five Forms of Body language

Communication is not just about what comes out of our mouths. In fact, what we don’t say — our body language and use of silence — often sends a louder message than the words we use or the intonation of our voice. So being aware of, and practicing, our non-verbal…