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Leadership Conversations: Build Trust or Break it?

NOTE: This article was first written for the Globe and Mail Careers, Leadership Lab. ***UPDATE — a quick note before you read the article below: Something’s New for emerging leaders – you’ll want to hear more so get on the priority list –> Psst Something’s Coming for Emerging Leaders). Now back to the article just below…. […]

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Primer: The Neuroscience of Distrust/ Trust in Conversation – Blame it on Your Brain!

Every word, phrase, interaction, or even silence can have a ripple effect for good, better, or worse…. What makes a conversation good? Not good? What creates trust? Distrust? Much of my work these past years has engaged others in these and other related questions — about their conversational, communications, and relationship efficacy. I am trained […]

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The Whys and Ways of Assertiveness (with Webinar)

This article was originally written for Charity Village who has graciously invited me back to present another webinar on May 31 at 1pm ET. The topic is “The Whys and Ways of Assertiveness at Work and is complimentary. NOTE: spaces are limited for the ‘live’ event. The first 1,000 to log into the webinar will get a ‘live’ spot. We […]

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Networking: 5 Easy Ways to Break the Ice

5 Easy Ways to Bring Conversational Intelligence® to Your Professional Networking I had a coaching session with one of my clients this week. We’ll call him “Jamal” for now. He is trying to change career paths and has been doing all the right things. Except for one area. He confessed to having some difficulty in […]

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What Do You Do When Your Boss Gets Fired?

I was recently invited to comment for an article Workopolis was doing titled: What to do when your boss gets fired. When your boss gets fired it can create uncertainty, some chaos – or, conversely, some opportunity. Some people will feel upset and potentially rudderless without their leader. Others – may feel relieved if they’ve […]

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How is Your Conversational Intelligence®?

Are Your Conversations Building Trust? This week I learned that more than 10,000 people have registered for my upcoming May 25th (12:30 pm ET) Webinar: “Conversations that Build Trust” (courtesy of CPA and American Express – see registration page here). And last month, nearly 3,000 people registered for my Webinar (courtesy of Charity Village): Supercharge […]

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Supercharge Your Listening Skills

NOTE: A version of this article was written for Charity Village. They are hosting a Webinar that I will be presenting — and you are invited. Scroll down — and see here for more! Think of a time when you were in a conversation and you felt truly heard. What did that feel like? Chances […]

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Managing Conflict in the Workplace (Webinar)

I’ll be giving a free Webinar on April 14th – Managing Conflict in the Workplace. The lessons will be helpful for any kind of conflict (work or personal). When setting professional goals people rarely put ‘managing conflict’ at the top of their list. Who actually enjoys conflict? Most people don’t – and many avoid it […]

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New Offerings: Are Your Communications Hitting the Mark?

NEWS! Eileen Chadnick brings communications support back into the fore; revitalizes Chadnick Communications; starts new blog “Conversations“….. Read more at blog post below and note this post was originally published at the “Conversations” blog at Chadnick Communications, a sister company to Big Cheese Coaching) — New Offerings to Foster Communications and Leadership Excellence We have conversations […]

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11 Ways to Bring The Best of You Forward into 2016

NOTE: This article is now also published at the Huffington Post. It’s a shiny new year. Welcome aboard! Before we get swept into the swirl of busy (oh, are you there already?), let’s think about how to keep the ‘shine’ on for the weeks/months/year ahead.  I’ll be asking you to reflect on your year past this […]

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