November 2016

Are you Communicating Effectively?

Effective Communication should be easy shouldn't it? All it takes is for us to ensure that the message we want to transmit and the message received are the same?

Not difficult - so why is communication such a challenge? Where do we go wrong?

Top 5 Tips on How To Take Criticism

A colleague of mine once suggested that based on the origins and etymology of the word 'criticism', a literal meaning in English was, 'to tear flesh'.

Now I found nothing on the web to support or diminish this idea but no matter, thinking about times when I had been criticised - and there were many - it had on occasion felt like I'd had a good old mauling - in fact, I'd felt battered and bruised!