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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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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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Ready, Set, Go – with 5 Best Practices for Success

I love a shiny new year. It holds so much promise. If you reflected on some of the 12 Questions to Look Beyond and Plan Ahead then you might be thinking about goals, opportunities and challenges for the year ahead. To be on your best game  it’s a good idea to have some really solid rituals, good habits, […]

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5 Ways to Beat the Back to Work Blues

UPDATE NOTE: Are you suffering from back to work blahs? This article was originally written in 2014 but the tips are still relevant for today as you get into the back to work mode after a holiday. I am reposting to help make your ‘re-entry’ back to work easier.  — I can’t believe I did that. I just […]

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The Neuroscience of Making Potato Knishes (with Ease Excerpt)

My Recipe for Recharging Creativity and “Think-ability” Do you ever feel like your thinking is a little sluggish – maybe even stuck? You have a problem but can’t think your way through it? Or a creative challenge and you are feeling anything but creative? I experience my own share of this. And thankfully, I have […]

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August is like Sunday…

***UPDATE*** This article was originally posted in 2014. It’s worth a replay! Also see my article adapted from this blog post on Huffington Post: Six Ways to Beat the Back to September Blues. —- It’s early days in August and we still have time left in the summer. But September is lurking around the corner….beckoning, […]

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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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