communication

How to Tell Your Story

By Kindra Hall / October 22, 2018 /

Next time the stakes are highest, break down the barriers and bridge the gaps by telling a story.

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The Power of Eye Contact

The Power of Eye Contact

By Shawn Achor / August 24, 2018 /

Lock eyes to build rapport.

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The Apology Tour

By Jonny Auping / August 23, 2018 /

Determined to become a better person, our writer tracks down those he’s wronged to say he’s sorry.

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8 Elements of Good and Bad Apologies

By Patty Onderko / August 23, 2018 /

And 4 elements of a disingenuous one

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success

Dr. Henry Cloud: The Most Important Part of Success Is Connection

By Henry Cloud / June 19, 2017 /

In this fascinating talk about the connection between the mind and body, Dr. Henry Cloud explains why having strong relationships is the most important…

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public speaking

TED Talks: ‘How to Speak So That People Want to Listen’

By TED / February 22, 2017 /

There are seven deadly sins of speaking, according to sound consultant Julian Treasure: Gossiping Judging Negativity Complaining Excuses Exaggeration Dogmatism It can be difficult to stay away from these conversation killers, but Treasure says there are plenty of ways to make sure you don’t lose your listener. In this TED Talk, he shares tips to…

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communication

TED Talks: ‘Why You Should Talk to Strangers’

By TED / December 14, 2016 /

A simple hello might have no significant meaning, but it opens the door for making others feel significant. It lets people know someone was paying attention to them. It means people can connect by simply acknowledging the other’s presence. Stranger enthusiast Kio Stark is obsessed with these moments. Not only are the resulting conversations revealing…

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public speaking

5 Ways to Speak More Powerfully

By Margie Warrell / December 2, 2016 /

“It’s been impossible for me to get a job,” the woman tells me, having just been introduced by a mutual acquaintance at breakfast. “There’s just nothing out there. Absolutely nothing.” Although I have no way to validate her situation, my strong sense is that it is not impossible and that there is something out there.…

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