Dealing With Loss: Finding Light in Times of Darkness

COVID will forever be ingrained in our minds as a time of great loss in its many different forms. With loss comes grief, a topic people often don’t feel comfortable talking about. While grief can feel isolating, it is important to remember the power it has in bringing...

Loss of a Loved One

How to Talk About the Loss of a Loved One: Dos and Don’ts of Comforting Others Advice and comments from readers of the Crucial Skills Newsletter who have lost loved ones What to Say Simply say, “I’m sorry” A simple “I’m sorry” says it all for me. I know people mean...

CULTURE IS THE DIFFERENTIATOR

For many of us, work will never be the same. The COVID-19 pandemic created turbulence in every aspect of our work life — from the daily commute to our physical environment to the way we communicate with colleagues and clients. Millions of people around the globe have...

8 Tips for More Effective Meetings

December 2, 2020by Justin Hale Dear Justin, In our organization we are meeting more than ever but our meeting effectiveness is down dramatically. The issues we see include: No clear direction Too much time spent ranting or venting Less listening and more talking Stuff...