Communication: SmartBrief Originals

Fear of public speaking is a normal response that’s hard-wired into the human brain. That doesn't mean you need to let fear stop you.

Don't wait to give bad news, but know how to approach the boss in a helpful and responsible way.

Back-and-forth argument isn't leadership. Even if you are right, you have to give up the need to be right.

If you’re looking to improve your business presentation skills, here are the secrets of how some top executives did just that.

The recent elections exposed our deep divides, burst the bubbles and forced us into challenging conversations. This is a good thing, Susan Fowler writes.

No matter how much we try to work with others and get along, the time comes when we can’t agree. Difficult times call for difficult conversations.

This executive says her company would be less successful today if it hadn’t welcomed regular feedback from the team.

Entrepreneurs reveal their plans for being more transparent with staff -- and how they'll accomplish this goal.

This year, communicate to your team that the sales compensation program is an important, strategy-driving device.

To achieve the results you’re after, you must move your audience to take action. Doing that requires a different skill level than simply conveying information.