Why Collaborate?

December 5, 2018By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Communication Style|Goal-Setting, Communication Style|Job Success, Interpersonal Communication|Job Success|Networking

Working independently has its advantages but not nearly as many advantages as collaborating.  In fact, some have written that collaboration fuels a business and I’m inclined to concur.  What needs to happen next is asking the right questions to ensure that collaboration is right for you and your company.  Here are ten items you may … Read More

Size Doesn’t Matter

July 9, 2018By Dale KleinCommunication Style|Distractions|Interpersonal Communication|Job Success|Time, Communication Style|Goal-Setting|Presentation Skills, Communication Style|Job Success

When I have the privilege of coaching a new client to sound his or her best, I often begin by requesting that they complete my corporate communication self-assessment. Of the brief list of questions, I include a statement about confidence addressing a small audience vs. a large audience. While there are always exceptions, the majority … Read More

The ayes have it…or is it the ears?

June 4, 2018By Dale KleinCommunication Style|Distractions|Presentation Skills, Communication Style|Job Success, Communication Style|Leadership|Presentation Skills|Public Speaking, Credibilty

Most of us are familiar with the common voting phrase “the ayes have it.” Since “ayes” and “eyes” are pronounced the same…let’s think about how that relates to our communication. In my experience with coaching clients, they tend to ask if they should speak the same way they write. My answer is no and here’s … 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