It’s Time to Get Your Hedges Under Control

Reposted with permission from Bold Type Inc.'s blog. If there’s one thing you can do to sound immediately more confident and competent at work, it’s cutting the hedges from your writing. “Hedging” describes the use of words and phrases that lessen the impact of our statements. Examples include words like “just,” “somewhat,” “really,” and “apparently,” … Continue reading It’s Time to Get Your Hedges Under Control

Improving Our Responsiveness to Our People — John Keyser

Recently, I read an article about the key communication qualities of an effective leader. The article spoke about the importance of asking questions and being an attentive listener. I certainly agree. Yet, the article failed to mention responsiveness, which is certainly a very key quality as well. If we are to help our team members … Continue reading Improving Our Responsiveness to Our People — John Keyser