Thank you, Woman’s World Magazine for posting Dan’s Business Communication tip and more! Your April 16, 2015 article, “Magic Words that Guarantee Success” featuring expert communication trainer and dealing with difficult speaker Dan O’Connor was excellent. Here’s a snippet: “It
Would you like the people with whom you work to be more fair and flexible? Remember this communication truth: It is only what you are not giving that can possibly be missing from this relationship. That said, if you want people
What is the most common starter phrase people use as a reaction to being interrupted, when they wish to regain control of the conversation? If you thought “Excuse me,” or “I’m sorry,” you’re exactly right. Most people start their response
When dealing with passive-aggressive behavior, one of the keys is to call people on their behavior and make them accountable. A simple way to do that is to use what is called a spotlight question–a spotlight question always begins with the lead-in
The following is a Communication with Children article about speaking with kindness. The book from which this section is taken was written by Dr. Laura Markham and is entitled Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings: How to Stop the Fighting and Raise Friends for Life.
Today’s effective professional communication training tip from communication keynote speaker Dan O’Connor: DANGER PHRASE: “A BETTER IDEA…” If you find yourself about to say something such as, “I have a better idea,” or, “I think that’s a better idea…” instead, write those
Communication Skills Training: Constructive Confrontation–It’s inevitable; we all need an effective communication strategy for calling someone on his/her behavior at one time or another. If we’re not careful, most times the “confrontation” only makes matters worse. If for whatever reason
The most popular onsite course I’m asked to deliver is Communication Training: Difficult People–Confronting the Office Gossip. The reason is that most people have had the unfortunate experience of hearing that someone has been gossiping about them or revealing information about them.
Communication Skills Training Course: Stressed out over all the political arguing? Just say NO! I’d like to discuss an often-overlooked communication principal, using the current American presidential debates as illustration. A major problem with the American presidential candidate debates is
What is your (cave) man really saying? Well–If you learn how to finish his sentences, you’ll see that most of them should be ending “with you.” So maybe it’s time to get savvy regarding your man? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOXom_-iCHM https://www.danoconnortraining.com In