Blocked Communication

July 12, 2021By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Goal-Setting, Habits

[Image by Manfred Richter of Pixabay] We’ve all been there when no matter how hard we try it seems our communication isn’t working out or feels like it’s blocked.  Certainly there may be a host of reasons for this.  One option may be the result of the speaker’s efforts, the listener’s response, or a combination … Read More

Look out for routines

May 11, 2021By Dale KleinHabits, Listening, Professionalism

[Image by Photo Mix of Pixabay] Some parts of our life, like toothbrushing, are routine.  We may do it automatically or in a rote fashion because it’s a regular aspect of our life. We get accustomed to brushing our teeth at certain times of the day…I get it. But what about sounding too routine when … Read More

It’s About Time

April 26, 2021By Dale KleinGoal-Setting, Habits, Time

[Image by Jan Vasek of Pixabay] How many times have you either said or heard “Do you have a sec?” or “This will just take a sec.”  Reality is that nothing takes a “sec” so why bother saying it?  Yet, too often we may inadvertently say this phrase when it’s truly inaccurate.  Time is an … Read More

Organize Your Thoughts

March 29, 2021By Dale KleinGoal-Setting, Habits, Professionalism|Public Speaking

[Image by Gerd Altmann of Pixabay] Most of our thoughts are usually healthy unless…they’re disorganized and taking up significant headspace for us.  We all have random ideas from time-to-time, but what we do with them may be the true sign of success, especially when speaking. When we feel our world is disorganized it can be … Read More