Communication: SmartBrief Originals
Managers, here's your guide to effective feedback
Managers, here's your guide to effective feedback

Feedback takes work and preparation. Here's a guide for managers to be better leaders and listeners.

Learn from TEDx talks for your next business presentation
Learn from TEDx talks for your next business presentation

Even if you never deliver a TED or TEDx talk, there are lessons to learn about public speaking and presenting your ideas effectively.

3 more communication tips to implement today
3 more communication tips to implement today

Communication is key, yet we often don't do enough to ensure our messages are heard and understood. Here are three tips for fixing that.

Getting along better with people we disagree with
Getting along better with people we disagree with

Disagreement is fine, but it's how we go about it that matters.

Leaders: Here's why your change initiative is going to fail
Leaders: Here's why your change initiative is going to fail

Great ideas go nowhere if you can't get people to make the leap with you,

Leaders: How mentoring can help your communication skills
Leaders: How mentoring can help your communication skills

Being a mentor requires trust, which can only be built with intention. Here are some tips to build trust in your mentoring conversations.

The best-kept secrets about Q&A
The best-kept secrets about Q&A

Conquer Q&A to make it the capper of your presentation, not a place of fear.

Take control of vocal delivery: Be yourself and be heard
Take control of vocal delivery: Be yourself and be heard

Vocal delivery matters -- the trick is to get better at it without becoming obsessed.

6 ways to have executive presence while presenting
6 ways to have executive presence while presenting

Knowing your subject matter is one part of delivering a great presentation. Possessing executive presence is also crucial.

3 things great leaders do before tough conversations
3 things great leaders do before tough conversations

All great leaders who thrive in having these conversations embrace the use of a three-part formula: Standards + evidence + courage = direct dialogue.