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My Most Read Posts on Communication

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

This is my lazy period between Christmas and New Year. Time to review 2015 – the highs, lows, what I did really well and what I can do better next year. I like to look at my previous years posts, and see what spoke to people.  It’s a fun retrospective and helps me set some goals for the new year.  It was interesting to see what my readers read, liked and shared most.  So, if you missed them, here they are – my most read posts of 2015: Photo by:Shootin'For Fun 1. How to Have the Best Staff Meeting Ever – When boring

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Authentic Communication Starts With an Authentic Self

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

I met with an organization to talk about delivering a staff training on communicating with difficult constituents.  At some point in the conversation the person organizing the event looked at my necklace and said,  “We are a very liberal organization.  Wearing a cross could make some of our employees uncomfortable.”  My immediate, without thinking, response was, “I don’t always wear my cross.” I’ve thought about that exchange a lot. Why didn’t I ask her what she meant? Or explain that my cross represents a part of who I am? I’m a believer.  I’m all in.  I hope I demonstrate my Christian

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Authentic Communication: Walking the Walk

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

This month I gave a presentation at a Women in Leadership Symposium that was held at a waste water treatment plant, which sounds weirder than it was. On site was a open trail area and a beautiful conference and learning center with the appropriate name  of “Brightwater.”  My presentation was titled “Performance Coaching: Bringing out the Best in Others.” We learned and practiced some basic authentic communication skills to better provide direction, regular and timely feedback, and encouragement to enhance work groups. We learned what can get in the way of communicating clearly and we talked about walking the walk. Walking the

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