Category Archive: Communication

One-On-Ones: 7 Powerful Phrases to Use

You spend large amounts of time talking. Words are hammers.

Understand, embrace, and increase the impact you have during one-on-ones.

7 powerful phrases. 10 powerful questions.

Stop Hedging – It Makes You Sound Weak

Yesterday, a leader I respect said, “I almost teared up.”

Then I spoke directly, “You didn’t almost tear up. Either you did or you didn’t.”

How to stop hedging?

5 Simple Rules for the Day

Treat yourself with more respect than a squirrel.

Stop chasing the next nut. Choose how you show up.

5 simple rules…

7 Things You Would Love to Say to an Intimidating Boss

An intimidating seldom hears the truth.

What would you say to an intimidating boss if you had courage?

How to Measure the Impact of Words

You want a life of impact but what if you talk all day.

Design a life of impact or you’ll dance with trivialities.

Words for the Wise

Grasp the power of words and you find power to shape your future.

Words are rudders. The things you say take you places.

Today’s challenge: Choose words that shape the future you aspire to create.