Freedom from Fear of Speaking Day

July 2, 2018By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Communication Style|Habits, Communication Style|Internal Dialogue|Interpersonal Communication|Motivational|Public Speaking

We all know that this Wednesday is 4th of July or Independence Day but some of you may not realize that today, July 2 is…Freedom from Fear of Speaking Day! So what does this mean to you or those you know? One interpretation is that it’s a time to celebrate a new beginning. As scary … Read More

Connection Counts

May 30, 2018By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Communication Style|Goal-Setting, Communication Style|Goal-Setting|Presentation Skills, Communication Style|Internal Dialogue|Interpersonal Communication|Motivational|Public Speaking

Ever feel like you’re the odd person out? Or that you simply don’t fit in? Most of us have had this experience first hand and generally find it undesirable. It’s pretty normal to want to be accepted whether it’s in a personal or business situation. For ease of discussion, let’s refer to it as the … Read More

What We Write is a Form of Communicating

April 30, 2018By Dale KleinBusiness Etiquette|Communication Style, Communication Style, Communication Style|Habits, Credibilty, Electronic Communication|Interviewing

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that communicating is more than the spoken word. It’s also non-verbal, specifically written communication. That means that every time we tweet, blog, create slides or send an email we’re using a form of communication. In the years I’ve had my business, my clients have consulted with me regarding their written … Read More

Are You an Exceptional Exhibitor?

April 9, 2018By Dale KleinBusiness Etiquette|Job Success, Business Etiquette|Professionalism, Communication Style, Communication Style|Distractions|Interpersonal Communication|Job Success|Time, Communication Style|Job Success

About 5 years ago, I was asked to create and deliver a business communication workshop for a state association. What a great idea on the association’s part! The title I used was: Exceptional Exhibitor: From Small Talk to Big Business. This past weekend I attended a home show as a consumer. As you can probably … Read More

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