Archive for February 2011

Lost in Vagueness

Speechwriter Clark Whelton wrote a piece for City Journal beautifully titled “What Happens in Vagueness Stays in Vagueness.” Check it out on the link — it’s well worth the read. Whelton says our language has become “juvenilized”  The “dumbing down” of communication is sending messages we don’t want to send:  Unclear, vague and immature. Leaders want (and need)…

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Presence is Focus

Here is my interview on Leadership and Presence with Shaku Selvakumar, blogger at The Heart of Change and WW Web & Social Media Strategist for IBM.

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Good Questions!

We spend so much time thinking about what we will say but not much time thinking about what we will ask.   Communication runs both directions so put just as much time in preparing your message as you do in preparing your questions. Before all else, the questioner must ask “What is it I want to…

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