Tag Archives: Soft skills

The Art of Writing

I’m not talking about novels, or blogs, I’m talking about everyday written communication.  It used to be in business you hand wrote on a three-part memogram, tore out the pink copy for your records, and forwarded the white and green … Continue reading

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Where are the Leaders?

In this day and age, one of supposed advanced learning and knowledge on how people interact, why are we still hearing of organizations that are sadly dysfunctional? Managers who yell at those who report to them in front of peers … Continue reading

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Myers-Briggs Type Inventory®

If you are wanting to make changes in your life as a promise to yourself in 2017, a place to start for you might be the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory®.  Understanding how you and others communicate and make decisions certainly helps … Continue reading

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2017

I wanted to write a blog on resolutions but, as we all know, they have a life expectancy of about a month and expire like gym memberships.  If we really are serious about change in our lives, we are the … Continue reading

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Ask the Right Questions

  I had an experience recently that made me think.  Like many of us, we have a ‘beer’ fridge in our garage.  We had trouble with it last winter but the freezer section stopped working entirely this last couple of … Continue reading

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Listen

We see it every day.  Someone talking and another eager to interject their thoughts into the middle of the conversation.  This is not listening.  When you are thinking about your reply, you are not listening to understand the other person.  … Continue reading

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East Coast Hospitality

In a recent trip to the Maritimes I felt a difference in how I was treated as a customer.  In general terms, you were the most important person at that moment when with the business owner or store clerk.  This … Continue reading

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