Communication Breakdowns, Part IV

Dealing with Communication Breakdowns Part IV:  Problem-Solve This is the final in a four-part series on clearing breakdowns in communication. If you have not read the prior three blog posts, you may want to start there: Communication Breakdowns, Part I Communication...

Communication Breakdowns, Part III

Dealing with Communication Breakdowns Part III: The Process “The best way out is always through.” ~ Robert Frost Summary of the process: 1. Manage your emotions. 2. Know yourself. 3. Problem solve. Managing Emotion: The first step when you want to clear up a breakdown...

Communication Breakdowns, Part II

Dealing with Communication Breakdowns Part II:  What is a Communication Breakdown and How does it Arise? Our last blog post talked about the conversations we avoid, often not even knowing we are avoiding them.  Communications Breakdowns, Part I.  We are in the midst...

Communication Breakdowns, Part I

Dealing With Communication Breakdowns Part I:  Communication and Fear One of the main things people come to coaching for is better communication.  They may have other results they desire, but it turns out most of the things we want are in some way predicated on...

The Power of Listening, and Simple Ways to Do it

Today, I want to share this video and this article with you.  The video is only 11 minutes long.  The article is short as well.  (I know you are busy!)  Recently I did a training on persuasive/collaborative communication.  Two different people sent me information from...