Men, women and office communication

Men and women communicate differently. Of course, personality matters and no two people are the same. But overall, I’ve noticed that these differences between the sexes can have a significant

Ghosting: Just STOP it!

This blog is first in my series about Healthy Communication Ghosting: The act of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication. In

Crafting messages to manage conflicts

It’s tough to communicate effectively when emotions are running high. And knowing how to deliver bad news — without making things worse — is especially difficult for most people. Whether it’s

Today’s Workplace: How Bad Is It?

To a meaningful extent, corporate cultures are suffering the ill effects of today’s rampant negativity. As another respondent expressed it: “I am fortunate to work where there is a culture

Words Can Hurt

Everyone enjoys a good joke, right? Unless, of course, you happen to be the butt of the joke, then it’s not nearly as much fun. Let’s face it: Words can

Are You For Real?

Yes, the truth can set you free. And being real always feels right. But a no-holds-barred attitude on expressing every emotion we feel is not what authenticity is about. Rather,