Who is the sniper in your office? Say it isn’t YOU (right?) Dear Dan: I am working with someone (another female) that has a very twisted, sick sense of humor. All of her jokes are usually at someone else’s expense.
As a child, were you hurt by any of these harmful danger phrases? And are you carrying on the grand tradition of hurtful speech–when speaking to your own children? Don’t underestimate your words and actions on your children. Mocking, laughing,
Discussing Politics: The conversation doesn’t have to be ugly, even when the topic is In this series, Dan covers the 9 principles that will help you communicate with kindness, mindfulness, confidence, and compassion. And you’ll look like a superhero doing
You know that feeling you get in your stomach as soon as someone starts talking about Donald Trump? What about other political or religious issues? I do. I'm not political by nature. I neither want nor care to discuss what's going on unless I can do it while practicing...
Teachers don’t compete with one another; they learn from one another. Recently, Wayne Dyer passed on, and in his memory, I’d like to share 15 of his lessons–and some day we’ll go over these in depth. This is truly masterful
The Hamburger: “When you___, I feel___, because___.” There are times when another person says or does something that is so outrageous that our natural reaction is to abruptly and rudely leave the room and maybe tell them off on our
Use these power phrases constantly. You can’t say them enough. Say them to your kids right now as soon as you finish reading this, and never stop saying them. Communication skills are not just about business. The most important place
Assertive body language tip: verbal communication and body language go hand in hand. If you sometimes feel as though people aren’t taking your message seriously enough, make sure that when you’re engaging in assertive body language communication, you are aware
Personal Empowerment begins with knowing who you are and where you’re going. There is an immutable universal law that states a person either transforms his/her environment or is transformed by it. If you want to be among the people who
In this professional business communication skills snippet, communication expert Dan O’Connor teaches you how to polish your verbal patterns, get more out of every communication interaction, and sound like a CEO–in other words, a polished professional. If you’ve engaged