Category Archives For: Miscellaneous

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Category Archives For: Miscellaneous

Gather ‘Round the Table, Ya’ll


Want to know what I’m thankful for this year? Thanksgiving dinner. But it’s not because the food is delicious (although my sweet potatoes are amazing …). It’s because holiday meals are the perfect testing grounds for mediating disputes.   Think about it. Mediation, when successful, is simply communicating through conflict with the goal of reaching an agreement that lets everyone carry …

Fringe Research: Communication in the Legal Profession


After studying civility and workplace communication in the legal profession with the NALP Foundation for over a year, it is time to start putting our finding to work! Check out our article, “An Exploration of Civility within the Legal Industry,” in this month’s issue of the PD Quarterly. To learn more about how we are utilizing this research in practice …

Sharing is caring. A lesson for our leaders.


Leaders are bestowed with a great gift. They have the capacity to shape individuals, organizations, and nations. Without being cheeky, I will remind everyone of the wisdom given to Spiderman, “With great power, comes great responsibility.” All too often in corporate America, our leaders see the power in their actions, their decisions, how they choose to structure teams and deals …

Communicate Better with Neuroscience


Have you ever had a conversation with someone, only to find out later that the person walked away with a totally different understanding of your meaning? Have you ever had this happen in a work environment? If so, you have likely seen the damage that can be done to a relationship because of a simple miscommunication. Within a team or …

Introducing, Fringe Professional Development


Friends and colleagues, It has been just over a week since I announced the launch of my new business venture, Fringe Professional Development. My goal with Fringe is to provide the critical skills needed to help talent succeed in this new modern workplace and to provide organizations with insight into how they can be leaders in managing and developing the …