Clients ask me how I became a communication strategist. The answer may surprise you. I was a late talker. My relatives lived on the same block in Detroit MI. They were very supportive and did what they could to understand my gibberish for years. My father understood me when I said, “The goo took moo.” In… [Continue reading]
The quote from Wizard of Oz is perfect if you are not comfortable giving presentations to your board of directors, boss, team or even a room full of prospects. This post is the first of a series on Secrets from a Communication Strategist to Create and Deliver Outstanding Presentations. Let me know how you enjoy… [Continue reading]
The toughest communication is one that you may have with yourself! Most of us think that we are great listeners and communicators. If we are as good as we “think” – why are there so many communication breakdowns at work or home? So, how can I start becoming a better communicator?
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6kVOiZWsqI[/youtube] Below is the interview that I recently took with Dr. Marie Waung, Associate Professor at University of Michigan-Dearborn. She offers many great ideas from her research. I hope that she will be a guest another time for you to learn from her valuable information.
This week’s question…How do I avoid time-wasting interruptions from others? This is a question that comes up frequently in my programs. People often ask me, “Joyce how do I set boundaries so I can stop interruptions and do the work that I want and need to do?” Many of my clients have difficulty setting limits… [Continue reading]