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Three Principles for More Effective Communication

Over the years, one of the most surprising things I have seen in business is the frightening lack of effective communication - or better yet, any communication at all! The old adage 'the right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing' is tired and worn out from overuse, but it's not the cliché's fault, it's ours. Here are three simple principles we can all follow to promote more effective communication at the office.

Transparency

Have you ever watched people move at a crowded train station or airport? How can literally hundreds, if not...

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Myers-Briggs for Geeks!
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality test has been around for quite a while. It has its supports and its detractors and multitudes of businesses and organizations the world over use it to help their employees understand who they are and how they can enhance their relationships with their coworkers. This post isn't about any of that! I get the value of understanding who you are and how you interact with others. But most of us don't relate to abstract concepts. Nope, we relate to the people we know and know about. So, in honor of that common...
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