We rarely get into meaingful conversations in the workplace because they're scary and we don't know how to. Here's a plan to help you the next time you really need to talk to somebody.
Many employees don't like their jobs because of poor communication and bosses say communicating with their employees makes them uncomfortable. It's easy to see why communication in the workplace is such a problem.
Traditional media has developed a growing attraction to some conversations on social media. I find it annoying and here's why.
If you have a potential PR problem on your hands, take these four steps and yu'll feel a lot better. Information is power in any situation, especially one that could cripple your brand.
Too often people don't think of body language when they speak, or do interviews with the news media. A big part of what your body is saying relates to how you use your hands.
Most people get nervous before media interviews. That's natural. However if you remember these four points, you'll be able to say what you want to say during any media interview.
As the Edmonton Eskimos head into this weekend's Western CFL Final against Calgary, debate about whether the team should change its name has died down. And the team likes it that way.
There was shocking news this week that fake Facebook posts by Russians reached 126 million Americans and likely a huge number of Canadians too. Should we be worried?
A lack of municipal election coverage last week in Edmonton is just another sign traditional media is losing its grip on being the "go to" source for news.
Like the seasons, major news stories and events come and go, but trying to explain why these stories virtually disappear from the media and our attention isn't easy.
Crucial conversations in the workplace don't have to cost you sleep. Learn these five steps and you'll be ready for your next difficult conversation.
Doing a great media interview starts long before the reporter asks the first question. It begins with preparation, so here's how to get ready.
The person who controls a conversation isn't the one doing all the talking, it's the person asking great questions. It's a powerful concept to understand and use.
A friend recently asked me what goes on in a media training session. That's a pretty basic question, but one I don't think I ever fully answered in print, so here goes....
The recent death of famed Edmonton photographer Con Boland brought up the thorny issue of dealing with the news media during a time of grief.
The next time you prepare for a media interview, put yourself in the shoes of the reporter. If you can anticipate the questions you'll get, the interview will become much easier.
Much like playing golf and hitting a tee shot to a par 3 green about 50 feet below, TV interviews done with people standing provide a much different prospective than if they are sitting.