How do you spell S.U.P.E.R.V.I.S.O.R.?

February 12, 2024By Dale KleinCommunication Style|Distractions|Presentation Skills, Communication Style|Habits, Credibilty, Distractions

[Image by no-longer-here of Pixabay] The word supervisor may have different meanings depending on the source you use.  Here’s how I spell the word supervisor: S= Support Staff U=Update Staff P=Problem  Solve E=Ensure Equity R=Respect Differences V=Visualize Outcomes I=Invite Feedback S=Set Goals O=Offer Feedback R=Repair Communication Breakdowns This is certainly not intended as an exhaustive … Read More

Whatchamacallit?

November 13, 2023By Dale KleinCommunication patterns, Communication Style|Goal-Setting, Communication Style|Habits, Credibilty, Fatigue, Habits

[Image by Birgit of Pixabay] Most of us know the phenomenon of “tip-of-the-tongue” but you may not realize there is a more technical term; it’s known as lethologica. This label emanates from the 2oth century and comes from two Greek words meaning forgetfulness and word. The frustration often associated with forgetting a word is common … Read More

Debriefing Debunked

October 9, 2023By Dale KleinCommunication Style|Goal-Setting, Communication Style|Habits, Credibilty, Feedback

[Image by Pete Linforth of Pixabay] You’re scheduled for a debrief…now what? A good starting point is understanding exactly what debrief means.  When a debrief occurs it’s a planned way of reviewing a project, event, meeting or activity.  Because a debrief involves public speaking, I recommend preparation so here goes… Establish an agenda of what … Read More