Communication

10 Insensitive Words You Need to Stop Using Right Now
Business Tips / Communication

10 Insensitive Words You Need to Stop Using Right Now

By May Habib Language carries with it an unusual power: a single word can heal or hurt. Words can create cultures of belonging or exclusion, and it’s important to know which words or phrases are which, especially if you value diversity (and you should :)).  The way we use language […]

2 Techniques to Project Confidence and Boost Sense of Self
Communication / Self-Care / Self-confidence

2 Techniques to Project Confidence and Boost Sense of Self

Adapted from BREAKING THROUGH BIAS: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work (Nicholas Brealey Publishing, Sept 8) by communication and gender bias experts Andie Kramer and Al Harris. They are also the authors of It’s Not You, It’s the Workplace: Women’s Conflict at Work and the Bias That Built It (2019). When […]

The Power of the Silent Conversation
Body Language / Business / Communication / Leadership

The Power of the Silent Conversation

Job Interview? Get an Unfair Advantage – See What Employers See by Debbie Silverman Did you know you have about 7 seconds to make a great first impression? “Within those 7 seconds, a potential employer will size you up to see if you “fit” in their club or organization” says, […]

Family Communication Starts with Respect
Communication / Parenting / Relationships

Family Communication Starts with Respect

Jamie knew her family had a problem when she realized most of their fights ended in slamming doors, screaming matches, cussing, and the occasional breaking of someone’s property. At first, Jamie felt angry and helpless. This wasn’t what she’d envisioned when she’d dreamed of starting her own family as a […]

4 Organizational Hacks for Pandemic Back-to-School
Communication / Lifestyle / Organizing Tips / Parenting

4 Organizational Hacks for Pandemic Back-to-School

“This back to school season is unlike any other,” says “The Upbeat, Organized Home Office” author Darla DeMorrow. “Parents like you and I are trying to make sense of it all and help our kids the best we can. If you haven’t gotten the memo, we are definitely over perfectionism […]

Inspiring 2 Live Launches to Lighten the Load With Merch & Messages
Communication / Inspirational Human Interest

Inspiring 2 Live Launches to Lighten the Load With Merch & Messages

Poised to inspire visitors and keep them dressed to motivate others, a new online store, and Instagram page launches. Inspire 2 Live is what one could call a well-spring for the “can-do” attitude.  With a daily dose of motivational messages posted on Instagram, and the website’s T-shirt and coffee cup […]

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