Communication is a force. It shapes our world, work, relationships and reality. It also holds a high price tag for organizations when it’s not functioning well. Several studies have measured the financial loss resulting from inadequate communication to and between employees. No matter company size, these numbers are staggering.
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Tough conversations aren’t only for conflict resolution or dealing with your colleague’s inappropriate comments – one of the hardest, most uncomfortable, conversations to have at work is to advocate for yourself. And now, more than ever, people need support.
Communication is not just transmission. It is creation. Communication creates connection. It shapes how we see ourselves and how we see others. It molds our choices, inspires our behavior, mitigates our growth and is the vehicle of our influence.
Hello friends and maybe strangers, but soon to be friends. In this video, Abbey Johnston and Kari Bergman dig into the messy & wild land of confidence. Abbey shows up with transparency and vulnerability – taking us on a journey of her own transformation from self-consciousness to confidence.
For a long time, I assumed courage was reserved for comic books and activists. Conveniently, this assumption moved courage out of my reach and responsibility. The call to bravery and courage given only to the elite chosen few. After leading hundreds of people through the Dare to Lead™ program, I know I am not unique in this assumption. It is a hardwired belief for many. This belief, however, is wrong.