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Category Archives: Effective Communication Skills

Being Proactive About Business Communication

I recently read Dave Ramsay’s book, EntreLeadership. You’ll want to read it because he openly shares his small business experience, insights and wisdom via real life stories. Dave explains the ‘great companies, great communication’ relationship with a perfect metaphor: “Your business is a party. You have invited your team to the party... Continue reading

When to ‘Let it Go’ and Have a Nice Day

It’s hard to take your own advice. Today, I will suck it up and do it! Here’s the story – shortened for your benefit! My 2008 Mini Cooper broke its engine two and a half months ago, shortly after the warranty ran out. My local mechanic looked at it and sent it to the dealer. There was a one month delay in getting parts. Mini Cana... Continue reading

The Key to Managing Employees

Sometimes it takes 51 times! In your opinion, which of the four qualities are the key to success in business? 1. Financial strength 2. Intelligence 3. Persistence 4. Flexibility I believe persistence is the key. It takes persistence to encourage employees to follow the everyday routines and persistence to stick to the systems establi... Continue reading