Simple Tools for Effective Communication

“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” Peter Drucker Effective communication requires effective listening. You can’t have one without the other. Unfortunately for most of us, active listening skills don’t come naturally. If you are like me, you like to be understood. You like it when people hear and understand your […]

5 Ways to Stop Tuning People Out

“There is a difference between listening and waiting for your turn to speak.” Simon Sinek Not paying attention to the person talking to us is something we have all been guilty of. Thinking of the perfect response, and waiting for our turn to share our witty reply is a common communication mistake for most people. […]

5 Keys to Mentoring Effectively

“A mentor is not someone who gives you advice. A mentor is someone whose advice you follow.” Aeneus Williams Being a mentor is one of the most unique and beneficial relationships one can have. It’s unique because it requires both individuals to willing to accept their role as the mentor or mentee. This is not […]