What Will Replace the Handshake?

Director Fauci recommends we abandon the handshake forever. This is an opportunity to question our cultural awareness, the meaning behind our actions and our underlying assumptions about this long-held tradition. Have a read and share your ideas. #communication #nonverbalcommunication #intention #impact #purpose #professionalpresence #crossculturalcommunicationskills #coronavirus #covid19 #leadership #training #coaching #organiccommunication Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of…

Double Negative: Meeting Ignorance with Impatience

I’m not the first to say that there is a lot of tension in conversations these days. Whether on social media, at the Thanksgiving dinner table, in office discussions, in political discourse and beyond. I’ve been listening to this dis-course: Listening to the dis-comfort, the dis-ease and to the general dis-content as well-intentioned people enter…

Talking Politics at Work

Meeting with my coaching clients over the last week involved a number of conversations about the recent presidential election. “I don’t talk to anyone at work about it,” “I’m avoiding people in the hallway,” and “I only talk to people who voted the way I did,” are some of the statements my clients voiced in…