Common Speaking Mistakes Professionals Make

Common Speaking Mistakes Professionals Make

Whether communicating with a client, boss, or speaking in the conference room,  professionals who need to get their point across in a rush may sabotage the purpose of their communication. Rushing is just one of the ways speakers can submarine their  point and persona, and by slowing down, taking a breath and moment to consider what they […]

Tips to Improve Listening Skills

Tips to Improve Listening Skills

  As a communication professor, I hear this well-known quote among my colleagues often: “The biggest problem with communication is that we do not listen to understand, we listen to reply.” We find this issue prevalent in today’s culture more than ever with the growing use of technology and its many distractions that weaken our ability to connect […]