Tag: communication

How my father gave me life (and 10 years later, saved it)

Sally Hogshead

I regained consciousness to blinding lights on the operating room table. “You’ve been in a bad accident,” the surgeon said. I don’t remember much after that for several days. A few hours earlier, on a bright Sunday morning, my dad

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Ten Tips for Effective Listening

Dr. Tony Alessandra

For many of us, talking can come pretty easy especially when it’s about something we’re interested in. But effective listening? That’s another story… Effective listening is more of a learned skill than a common characteristic. Learning how to listen effectively

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What’s YOUR least effective type of communication?

Sally Hogshead

Think for a minute… What’s your LEAST favorite type of communication? For example, do you dislike networking events? Or speaking in front of a crowd? Or explaining the same exact process, over and over? We all have certain types of

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Your Little Zone of Genius

Sally Hogshead

Your DNA is 99.9% the same as everyone else’s. The teeny, tiny .1% that’s different is your distinct value. It describes the best of how the world sees you, and how you are most likely to rise above and stand

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Know How the World Sees You to Communicate Effectively

Sally Hogshead

This interview with Sally Hogshead originally appeared on The Huffington Post, by Scott Goodson. We are all hungry to know what others think of us. These days we are even more in need of feedback, though typically it’s a virtual

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Do you know how the world sees you?

Sally Hogshead

Let’s say you think you’re funny. As far as you’re concerned, a sense of humor is one of your best traits. There’s just one problem: Nobody else thinks you’re funny. This is indeed a problem. Humor is a two-sided exchange.

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How to Make a Brilliant First Impression at a Conference

Sally Hogshead

What kind of impression do you make? Do people remember you, and want to connect with you? Or will your business card become just a piece of clutter? Your influence as a professional will be measured according to your ability

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