Did you know we’re hard-wired?

March 22, 2018By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Communication Style|Distractions|Interpersonal Communication|Job Success|Time

Did you know that you and I (and everyone we know) is hard-wired? Perhaps you suspected that, however yesterday when I read an article by Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. he discussed a concept known as “negativity bias” and how we’re all inclined toward this (http://elishagoldstein.com). Dr. Goldstein explained that while this negativity bias ensures our species’ … Read More

Self-Assess: Did You Check the Box?

March 16, 2018By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Communication Style|Distractions|Interpersonal Communication|Job Success|Time, Communication Style|Goal-Setting, Communication Style|Goal-Setting|Presentation Skills

Most of us are pretty quick to evaluate or self-assess. Whether we prefer to give ourselves a letter (e.g. B+) or numeric (7 out of 10) rating, this is the norm. Of course we also hear feedback from our peers and colleagues along the way (e.g. “Great job,” “You rock!” “Way to go!”). Notice that … Read More

Panelist Preparation: Vital to your success

March 2, 2018By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Communication Style|Distractions|Interpersonal Communication|Job Success|Time, Communication Style|Goal-Setting

At some point in time, you may have the honor of being asked to participate in a panel discussion. Maybe you already know what it feels like to be a panelist or perhaps you’d like to improve your performance the next time it occurs. If so, read on. Let’s be clear that being a panelist … Read More