Want to Win Friends and Influence People? Learn to Listen

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One of my favorite examples of “simple but not easy” is the skill of listening. So simple. Sooo not easy. I used to think that great communicators were inspirational speakers. They used more than words – they expressed passion with their bodies, they mastered volume, pace, intonation and eye contact to own a room; they moved me with their presence. …

Orange – Lesson 3: Stop Being Selfish

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To the guy who plays music from his smartphone speakers on the train loud enough for the entire car to hear; To that friend who always monopolizes conversation to tell you how great they are; To the people who take up an entire overhead bin with their luggage on an air plane, we have a single message for you: It isn’t …

Mondegreens, Pizza, and Pie Charts: 3 Ways to be a Better Presenter by Leaving Nothing to Interpretation

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As Mick Jagger once famously sang, “I’ll never leave your pizza burning.” You see, not only was Jagger committed to bringing rock and roll to America in the 60’s and 70’s, but he clearly also believed in the power of kitchen timers during The Rolling Stones’ frozen pizza adventures… …only that’s not what Mick Jagger really sings. As most probably …

Robots & Resonating Messages: 3 Ways to Survive the Robot Revolution by Using Effective Communication Strategy

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Robots. Taking over the world. While that may sound like the plot of Tom Cruise’s latest summer blockbuster, it’s actually just cold hard reality coming to a future near you. In a less dramatic and more realistic sense, technology always has been and will be one of the biggest driving forces in what changes the scope of our economy and where …