Miscommunication isn’t always one person’s fault. It can come from different understandings of what individual words mean. But it’s often the root of conflict.
A lot of workplace and personal relationship issues come down to poor communication, which often comes from sloppy thinking. Learn to use the right words.
Expecting your team to think outside the box when they don’t even know there is a box will frustrate and baffle you. But there are things you can do to help.
Before clicking “publish” on last week’s blog post about roles and responsibilities, I had to delete one of the three examples I’d written to support my main premise. It was like an hour’s work, with cited links and amusing quotes. It was based on an insight I’d had years ago Read more…
Get out of your own echo chamber to expand your perspective, but to avoid personal imbalance, don’t keep seeking out the trolls in their own.
Pithy sayings–fridge magnet wisdom–can help us see things in new ways. But their simplicity lends them to being misinterpreted, misused, and even weaponized.
Bad communicators write bad email subject lines. Here are five rules to make your communication more effective, and to make your coworkers appreciate you more.
Your perfectionism may be driving your employees to mediocrity. Don’t rewrite their work.