How Your Words Impact Your Independence

As you celebrate our nation’s birthday, I invite you think about the way words are the building blocks of our government, culture, and communities. The Declaration of Independence, United States Constitution, Bill of Rights, Declaration of Sentiments and even Miranda...

It’s Time to Discover Your Language of Leadership

Because I firmly believe that great communication makes everything easier, I’ve sent out a blog nearly every week since September 2013 to inspire, inform, and advocate for better communication in business and in life. Over the years, you’ve read how to Start Telling a...

Please, Tell Me Why

Knowing your own “why” is valuable in a multitude of ways. It helps you to stay focused, connects your actions to a greater sense of purpose, and can positively inform your decision making. Many of the most frequently cited benefits of knowing your “why” are internal,...

Don’t Stop Believing (in the Power of Words)

In a time when words are so frequently flung around on the public stage to hurt and humiliate, I invite you to join me for a quick review of how we each contribute to the elevation or dehumanization of others. Our words are incredibly powerful and can shred another’s...

Keep Your Communication On Point All Summer Long

Welcome to Summer 2018! This time of year can be incredibly hectic with holiday plans, school breaks, and tempting travel deals. Keep your professional life on track with clear, intentional vacation communication using the handy check list below. Prepare In addition...