Tag: Communication

Get to the Point

“Effective communication hinges on one job and one job only: moving your point from your head to your audiences,” says Joel Schwartzberg, author of Get to the Point: Sharpen Your Message and Make Your Words Matter. Communication is an essential tool in your toolbox. If you struggle to communicate your point clearly to your audience … Continue reading Get to the Point

Fill up your cup with Authority

One of the best ways to help yourself and others is to enrich your use of vocabulary intentionally daily. I have always practiced adding a word to our vocabulary in the classroom and with my grandchildren now. Words do not have to be extravagant or flamboyant to be selected to add to your list. You … Continue reading Fill up your cup with Authority

What do you think?

Do you ever have someone ask you so what do you think? Everyone is looking 👀 at you; the pressure is on, you are the new person in the group, you look around, and you say...... I think...If you ask me....I believe....It is my understanding....As I understand it.....I heard you say....The point made by....Several people … Continue reading What do you think?

Hook, line and sinker

Do not spread false reports. Exodus 23:1 The coach spots a little boy in the stands with a glove waiting to catch a baseball. The coach decides he will toss a ball to the little boy. Then suddenly, a man swoops in and catches the ball. Cameras snap the picture; video cameras record the moment, … Continue reading Hook, line and sinker

Input vs. Output

I have questions about the title of this post. Do you have more input or output in your day? In other words, are you receiving (input) information more than you are producing (output)? What are the sources of the information you receive? Accountability has leaders focused on the source of output and making sure there … Continue reading Input vs. Output

Pop’in back, Getting to know you!

Relationship building is a priority for every organization during this time. Our world has experienced a great deal of stress, and we continue to have changes made to our daily lives. Bringing fun into the work environment and getting to know those we share time with are helpful in many ways. Building relationships build trust, … Continue reading Pop’in back, Getting to know you!

Tuesday Talks and Topics

Topic today: Trauma As you work with others, it is always helpful to have an organized approach for positive results. While being a leader in a school, I knew every minute was valuable. Having a focused plan, a weekly or daily announcement to staff needed to be structured to support our goals and having conversations … Continue reading Tuesday Talks and Topics

Reasonable Conversations

Do you find it challenging to have conversations with others? When I say challenging, do they start friendly, and before you know it escalates into an argument, disagreement, or worse? I can expect it maybe at holidays when all of the family crowds into small places and everyone is stressed, but not on a day-to-day … Continue reading Reasonable Conversations