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Success=Leadership=Communication Skills

Success=Leadership=Communication Skills By JoJo Tabares Research shows that successful leaders are effective communicators.  Why?  Because you can lead a horse to water but not if you don't show him how to get there! "You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your ideas won't get you anywhere." -Lee Iacocca Want to be a successful corporate leader?  You have to learn to speak effectively with your superiors in order to communicate that you can handle a promotion. Next,  in order to remain successful in a leadership position with the company, you must learn to effectively communicate with your subordinates in order to lead. Management in the 21st century isn't barking out orders.  Today's managers are leaders and...

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ABCs of Effective Communication

ABCs of Effective Communication By: JoJo Tabares A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver. -Proverbs 25:11 B e careful of your thoughts; they could become words at any moment. -Ira Gassen C ourage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. Winston Churchill D iscussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance. -Robert Quillen E ven if you learn to speak correct English, whom are you going to speak it to?-Clarence Darrow F oolishness always results when the tongue outraces the brain. -Unknown G ood communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after....

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Top 10 Reasons to Improve Your Communication Skills

Top 10 Reasons to Improve Your Communication Skills By JoJo Tabares 10.Your Education 9. Your Job 8. Your Relatives 7. Your Business 6. Your Employees 5. Your Witness 4. Your Friends 3. Your Children 2. Your Marriage 1. Your happiness Studies show that effective communicators do better in school, have deeper relationships, longer marriages, are more successful, make more money and are generally happier than their less articulate counterparts. The Lord felt communication skills so important for our lives that He mentions communication skills literally HUNDREDS of times in His Word. “Let your conversation always be full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone.” -Colossians 4:6 “But sanctify the Lord God in your...

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If communication is so important, why isn't everyone studying it?

"A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver." Proverbs 25:11 This week on The Talk Talk Show on the Communication Comedy Network, I'm asking the question, "If communication is so important, why isn't everyone studying it?"  In my seminars I ask how many think communication skills are important for every day life.  Just about everyone in the audience will raise their hand.  However, when I ask my next question, I get puzzled looks:  How many of you have studied communication skills or are teaching them to your children? "The wise in heart accepts commands, but the chattering fool comes to ruin." Proverbs 10:8 Usually about three hands go up.  One says she took a speech...

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Can you spot the errors?

This week's question of the week is a little communication quiz!  Can you spot the errors?  Grab your kids and see if they can too.  You can either post your answers here as a comment on this blog post OR you can post this same story on YOUR blog, answer it there and post a comment here with a link to your blog post.  Here you go: Cindy was rite about the cheese grader being on sail at Walmart.  After all, she does oversea the entire Penny Pinching Club for the grater New York area.  For all intensive purposes, Cindy was the reining queen of savings! Her friend, Mary, was in dyer need of a of an inexpensive vaccum cleaner...

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