Powerful Forces: Intention and Alignment

Powerful Forces: Intention and Alignment Intention and alignment are powerful forces that work together. Intention affects the outcome, and alignment tells you when you are on base or off base. When we align our intentions with our highest values we feel good. When we are misaligned we feel bad. Here are two examples of how intention and alignment work together. One example is personal...
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The Hard Truth: Executive Conversation is Not a Soft Skill

The Hard Truth: Executive Conversation is Not a Soft Skill

The biggest shift an executive can make is to start viewing communication as a strategy rather than a soft skill. Soft skills are viewed as nice to have, while hard-skills are viewed as critical. Imagine the impact if communication was categorized as critical and strategic rather than soft. We would see less reactive and manipulative conversations and more results-based conversations in our selling, negotiating, collaboration and performance conversations. 

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Elevate Your Conversations in 2018

Elevate Your Conversations in 2018

Observe the conversations in your workplace. Do you hear your colleagues and employees talking about what’s possible, or are they complaining about the past? Are conversations moving forward or spiraling down? Do people support each other or gossip? Here are eight practices to elevate your conversations in 2018.

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