Posts Tagged ‘ communication skills ’


Aug 21st, 2016 | By | Category: book review, Career advice, career challenges, communications, decision making, persuasion, self confidence, skills, success, training, trying too hard, will to win

I am thankful for the invitation from Career Press to review Mile Figliuolo’s new book The Elegant Pitch. One key element of a successful career is the ability to convince others. Often called “The Pitch” how we sell our ideas, skills, products and services determines the level of our success. Learning to effectively pitch our […]

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The Practical Negotiator Book Review

Jan 27th, 2014 | By | Category: Career advice, challenges, closing, communication skills, communications, confidence, decision making, negotiations, professional image, self confidence, trying too hard, will to win

I am thankful for the invitation from Career Press to review Steven P. Cohen’s latest book The Practical Negotiator. In “The Practical Negotiator” Steven P. Cohen employs actual questions from people seeking advice on real situations involving negotiations. The broad range of situations and scenarios are threaded together to give relevant information to effectively negotiate […]

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How to Develop Good Communication Skills – PracticaL Mentor Review

Dec 15th, 2013 | By | Category: Career advice, communication skills

How to Develop Good Communication Skills – PracticaL Mentor Review There are several ideas of what good communications skills really are: In the simplest form, effective communications occur when information is exchanged and understood. Understanding is a part of communications that is often not stressed enough. For example: Politicians rely on their communications skills […]

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Basic Communications Skills

Sep 1st, 2013 | By | Category: communication skills

How effective are your communication skills? Most of are socially adequate when it comes to conversation and daily interactions, like talking with friends and ordering at the coffee shop. When it comes more important communications we often find ourselves misunderstood. Even when there was an acknowledged agreement we find things don’t always work out the […]

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Evaluate Your Communication Skills

Jan 9th, 2011 | By | Category: abundance, aptitude, Career advice, career challenges, challenges, communication skills, competing, confidence

One of the most common overestimations we make is our ability to communicate effectively. Most of us have been communicating since birth to get our message across to others. An infant almost instinctively learns to get mother’s attention when hungry, in need of maintenance or attention. Usually this involves making an annoying noise (crying) until […]

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