communication

Sell Sell Sell

No matter what business you are in, what service you provide, you have to sell yourself…. I reflect on how my sales background has helped me get where I am today and the importance of acquiring sales experience and expertise…   John Whitehead, coaches individuals and organizations in becoming more…

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…

The Importance of Saying “Thank You” and Why It Matters

I have been a follower of Marshal Goldsmith’s work since his book What Got You Here Won’t Get You There came out in 2007 and after I had the opportunity to participate in his two day workshop in 2008. Last fall I completed the Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching certification…

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…