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12 Dec 2018 Wish List of Communication Junkies

A poll of random* folks asking them to comment on The State of  Communication in our Union, yielded some of the following: I wish people would use the word ‘said’ Example: Yes:  “They said ‘This takes too long.’” No:  “They were going, ‘This takes too long.’"Dear God,...

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06 Sep 2017 Seasonal Communication

Fall is the season of good communication.  Fall is crisp and clear.  It has energy.  It holds its weight lightly, and carries itself forth with strength and confidence. Fall is honest about where it’s been and where it’s going.  You know where you stand with...

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10 Jul 2017 Poor Performers Are Not All At The Office

Aurora is a successful supervisor. Her employees appreciate her fair and firm manner, and they are comfortable working with her because she is clear about what she expects, they know she values their contributions, and they know she will tell them what she needs.  Aurora...

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21 Apr 2017 Shedding

Guest post by Jane Pollock, Dog at Work   Spring seems like a good time to get rid of unwanted stuff.  For some of us, the shedding is fairly organic, and a good scratch helps the process along. For others, shedding requires a little more effort, and there...

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