Communication: SmartBrief Originals
Stress
Stress

All sorts of industries are forced to go understaffed. Here are some ways to deal with that.

Target
Target

Simple errors can make your communication ineffective -- and hurt your ability to get results and reach goals.

When performing on camera, chances are the stakes are high and your anxiety is, too. Changing your attitude can go a long way toward improving the way you come across to your audience.

Business travel
Business travel

Cultural differences abound in business, but breaches of etiquette aren't inevitable. You just need some cultural intelligence.

The leader’s job is to get results through others. Be that person, not someone who's focused on either peace or power at the expense of improvement.

Drama
Drama

If you’ve ever avoided conflict to keep the peace, given unsolicited advice, or shut down a conversation to avoid accountability, you’ve contributed to drama.

Listening
Listening

Listening is a leadership responsibility that does not appear in the job description. It isn’t hard, either, but it does require commitment.

Listening
Listening

Learn to listen, not just bide time until you get to speak again.

Meeting
Meeting

People support what they help to create. Meeting ownership shifts when participants are involved in determining the who, what, when, where and why of their meeting.

Elevate
Elevate

Move past gossip, complaints and distractions to have the conversations that actually make a difference.