Category Archives: communication

2017Mar07
Renie Cavallari

Negotiate from Strength

Rule #1, #2 and #3:  There is no room for emotion at the negotiation table. Leave it at home! Here are a few other ways to improve your negotiating results:
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2016Nov01
Renie Cavallari

Communicate!

Once you decide where you are going, you must become a fanatical messenger to your team members. Communicate why you are evolving and what it means to them.
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2016Oct25
Renie Cavallari

Fielding - Business is like Baseball Part 6

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2016Oct17
Renie Cavallari

The Great Coach — Business is like Baseball Part 4

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2016Mar22
Renie Cavallari

Encourage Productivity

I recently witnessed a conversation that was unraveling. It was interesting to watch how the person who was holding another person accountable became the bad guy. No one won…
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2016Feb23
Renie Cavallari

What's your problem?

The root cause of most problems is communication. It doesn’t matter if the problem is at home or at the office; for most of us, our ability to resolve challenges and issues reflects how well or how poorly we communicate.  
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2015Nov17
Renie Cavallari

What does your message really say?

Communication comes in many forms. Take this picture of the carpet at the Phoenix International Airport, for example: Yes, it is interesting that the carpet features airplanes and did anyone stop to think about the fact that they are all circling? Not an ideal message for passengers waiting for […]
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2015Oct05
Renie Cavallari

Say what needs to be said…in a way another person can have it

For me, I like communication clear and direct and over the years I have learned that many people need it a little "softer." Understanding how another person needs to receive your feedback is paramount to effecting the change you want in those who are executing your plan.
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2015Sep28
Renie Cavallari

It's ALWAYS about how you make them feel.

Maya Angelou said it best:
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2015Aug17
Renie Cavallari

Talk that hurts

We all have our moments. Those petty times where we are not our best selves. Our frustrations and disappointments reflect our thoughts and our thoughts determine how we feel. And then things start to unravel… it happens to all of us.
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