5 Ways to Turn a Creative Block into a Creative Flow

Many people assume that creativity is something that can be turned on like a light switch when needed. Nothing could be further from the truth. Creativity is like a house cat that will come out and be sociable only on her own terms. However, in an environment where creativity is an important part...

5 Ways to Make Communication More Effective

Great communication is the key to success in work and in life.

Introvert Watch Out: 2 Communication Pitfalls to Avoid

People with different behavioral styles communicate differently, which often leads to conflicts in communication. On the communication continuum, people range from being very direct communicators to very indirect. While some of those indirect communicators are talkative extroverts, many are...

Going Postal Over Bad Customer Service: Why Communication is a Lost Art

Common courtesy isn’t so common these days. And that sentiment was on display when I visit my local post office. My experience was a microcosm of why communication is becoming a lost art.

A Cultural Outlook on Behaviors between Asia and North America

Two connecting flights and 29 hours later, I had finally stepped foot in Bangkok, Thailand. While it was my first time in Asia, I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect. Prior, I had done a significant amount of research on everything from what to pack, the weather forecast, must see places all the way...

How to Make Communication More Effective: A Video Recap

  Implementing effective communication strategies can provide great benefit in your professional and personal life. We put together this clip to highlight 5 tips based on one of our top viewed blogs. We would love to hear from you about what other strategies or tips you use to make communication...

Why Communication is the Key to All Successful Business Interaction

Communication is the key to all successful business interaction. And, it’s not always everyone’s strong suit. Sometimes a leader may identify their communication shortfalls while other times they may not even be aware these shortfalls exist. Identifying, then improving communication can improve the...

9 Ways to Deal with Conflict in the Workplace

Dealing with conflict at work will help you reduce the drama and increase the productivity.

5 benefits of bringing your dog into the office

Thinking back to the start of my career, I couldn’t imagine the idea of bringing your dog into the office. And no, I’m not all that old! But I’ve noticed a trend over the past few years of seeing dogs in more and more places, especially non-traditional places that didn’t necessarily welcome dogs in...

7 Networking Tips for Introverts 

You are attending a conference and you understand the value in making as many connections as possible. You see others achieve great success using refined networking skills and you want to do the same. But you are an introvert and making friends in a crowd does not come easy for you. What can you do...