Recently, I was invited to participate on a panel put on for students in an MBA program. The topics ranged from how to start a business and climb the corporate
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 a conflict with
Ask your typical marketing professional which words truly sell and you’ll get all kinds of answers. They’ll talk about value propositions, brand promises, SEO, proof points and more. They’ll also
My grandma Grace always used to say, “No matter how old you are on the outside, you always feel about 12 years old on the inside.” She also told me
Several years ago, I went from being the hottest ticket in a billion-dollar company to the last person anyone wanted to talk to. And it happened in just two weeks.
Believe me, I’ve been yelled at by my fair share of CEOs. My job has been threatened. I’ve been accused of mistakes I didn’t make and received zero credit for
As a guest speaker at a recent Workforce Center job-search event, I shared communication techniques on how to answer tough questions in a way that gets you the result you
My goal for Spill the Truth in 2015 is to continue to address a diversity of communication-related issues and provide actionable tips that will make a positive difference in how,
As 2014 comes to a close, to help you be mindful of your professional reputation, here are a few of the most popular Spill the Truth posts this past year.
Our world is currently plagued with conflict. Allegations of police brutality, racial injustice and wrongful deaths run rampant. Given this emotionally charged environment, protests are bound to occur. Last Thursday