communication

November 22, 2022

Tips To Be A Gracious Thanksgiving/Friendsgiving Dinner Guest…

🦃 Thanksgiving is officially upon us and we’re thankfully back to in-person gatherings this year. You’ve RSVP’d and have figured out what you and your loved […]
November 13, 2022

World Kindness Day is November 13th

DYK: World Kindness Day was formed in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement (WKM) to promote kindness as a way to bring people of every kind […]
October 26, 2022

Please Hold The Door…

Imagine walking into a building a few feet behind someone, and as they open the door they don’t acknowledge you, nor do they hold the door […]
October 26, 2022

Elevator COP, Ins, Outs And Asks

Have you ever wondered about elevator etiquette and how to handle certain elevator scenarios with courtesy and graciousness?  First, a few details. DYK:  the panel outside […]
October 19, 2022

What To Do If You Can’t Afford Anything on the Wedding Registry…

If you think you can’t afford anything on a wedding gift registry, please be reassured that you actually do have a host of choices and ideas to […]
October 19, 2022

Wise Work Investment In The Remote Workspace: Emotional Intelligence

Mastering the art of working well with others via the remote workspace includes an investment in yourself: Emotional Intelligence (aka EI).  EI as a noun is […]
October 18, 2022

The 4/4/4…

Preparing for a new business pitch, job interview, first meeting, class presentation, wedding toast or dinner out with someone new – and feeling a little nervous? […]
August 24, 2022

Tact: A Keen Sense Of Relationship Awareness

Tact is the ability to avoid giving offense and use sensitivity in dealing with others or in difficult situations – in essence being considerate of others’ […]
June 29, 2022

A Meaningful Apology…

“A meaningful apology is one that communicates the three R’s: regret, responsibility, and remedy.” – Beverley Engel For some people, though, it can be quite difficult to […]
May 5, 2022

The Spirit Of Kindness Through Mask Evolution

With the pandemic evolving to endemic phase, there are still many unknowns and new findings; hence societal guidelines, stipulations and decisions about wearing masks continue to […]
August 31, 2016

Communicate Positively Without Saying A Word

If the person across the table is sighing and tapping his foot while you’re talking it can be unsettling to you as the speaker. What is […]
August 31, 2017

There’s An Art To Small Talk

Small talk is defined as the polite conversation we share with others in impromptu social settings that are light and casual. It’s making conversation for the […]
September 6, 2018

What happens if you change “but” to “and”?

Positive and negative communication have so many nuances, and there are subtle ways to turn a negative statement or thought into a positive one. For instance, […]
November 10, 2020

Sometimes All It Takes Is A Simple Phone Call…

Have you ever felt like you just didn’t get your message across in the chain of emails to your co-worker, or in the series of texts […]