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Beach communication: symbols of gratitude and love

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

Do you have any symbols of love in your life? Something that represents or reminds you of someone special? I have known people who have found significance in a color, a shape, an animal, even an insect. I never really got it until my mom died. You see, my mom loved the beach. So, shortly after she died, my husband, Kenny, took me to the beach to get away for a few days. As it frequently does at the coast here, it was raining.  I remember that I looked up and asked for the rain to stop long enough to

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Communication Skills for Success Workshop

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

Change Your World I am super excited to be bringing my signature Communication Skills for Success workshop to Olympia, Washington in January! It’s my most popular workshop because in just one day of training, you will learn some tips and skills to transform your relationships at work and at home. I have taken hundreds of people through this training and the response is always similar to this one: “Betty is so ‘real’ that she was able to connect with everyone in attendance and the evaluation feedback was amazing. Attendees were so excited about having tools to use in their lives”.

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Did you really say that?

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

I didn’t really say everything I said. – Yogi Berra What you hear isn’t always what was said. Last spring I flew to Cincinnati for a marketing meeting in Columbus, Ohio.  I was picked up at the airport in Cincinnati by my colleague, Chris, who lives in Kentucky. I had never been to the Midwest before so Chris spent some time pointing out the highlights of the skyline. He noted the new “Bingo” stadium that is open air and holds 70,000. Bingo stadium? I had no idea that Cincinnati was the Bingo capital of the world.  Wow – 70,000 little

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Generational Communication: 5 Ways to Communicate Better

Cornerstone Coaching and Training

Here are 5 Sure Fire Ways to Communicate Better with all Generations 1) It goes without saying, but I’ll say it anyway, respect all people on your team – appreciate different perspectives and embrace the differences instead of fighting them or letting them make you crazy.  Re-channel frustrating behavior and energy into a project that can profit from different points of view. For example, bring together the fresh perspectives of the young and the wisdom of the experienced.  You can start this process by demonstrating how it works – be a good role model. 2) Be open and honest about

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