How to stop passive-aggressive picking and shut down the people who use it Passive-aggressive picking can go past being “annoying” to being degrading. Passive-aggressive picking is finding fault in you, but doing it in a manner that is not straightforward,
Understanding leads to love. Really? It has been said (I think by Wayne Dyer–but don’t quote me–) that if you really truly understood a person–where that person comes from, what makes that person who he/she is–you would love that person.
Difficult people are everywhere–at work and at home We cannot rid the world of difficult people, so to handle difficult people, we have to concentrate on ourselves. What does this mean? We have to develop a personal compass that defines
Revenge is a common motive for action. But should it be? Does it help the person seeking revenge? Does it result in in satisfaction and stress-relief–and perhaps catharsis? Does it strengthen interpersonal relationships? I don’t think so. I believe that
Are there condescending people in your life? Would you like a simple tactic that will shine a light on these people, and their behavior, and encourage them to take their bullying and mean selves somewhere else? Dan will give you
To Transform or To Conform: That is the question “If you communicate tomorrow the same way as you communicated yesterday, you will have the same results tomorrow as you had yesterday. Want different results? Change the way you communicate.”–Dan O’Connor There
Negativity at Work: Communication Skills Training– Stop the negative chatter and handle negative people EDUCATIONAL / INFORMATIVE HUMOROUS / FUNNY INSPIRATIONAL / INTERPERSONAL SKILLS / LIFE-CHANGING Format: 60 Minute Keynote or 1/2 Day Workshop or 1 1/2 hour webinar
Negative people–they’re everywhere Are you transforming your environment or are negative people transforming YOU? This Communication Skills Training post is taken from Dan’s book Energy Vampire Slaying: 101, and deals with how to handle severely negative people called THE NEGADDICTED.
Ten Ideas for Dealing with Difficult People When I prepare for onsite communication training, I do research to make certain my own ideas remain fresh and have stood the test of time–and to see what new solutions/scripts/techniques I might want to include
The Diplomatic Decline is the Definitive NO! Do you have trouble saying no–and then regret that fact–when you realize you’ve committed to something you don’t want to do? Then read the letter below from Confused in Cleveland, and Dan’s detailed