Posts Tagged ‘communication’

Give Freely and Give Often

At a social media/marketing conference a few years back, I listened to a guy tell us to “Give Freely and Give Often.” He continued that there are no trade secrets. He wanted us to throw all secrets out the window and to instead, be engaging. And how are you engaging? By connecting and sharing. So…

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One Year Later – A Review

It has been one year since I moved from Milwaukee to the infamous Twin Cities of Minnesota. And that means its also been one year now that I’ve been working from home. So its time for reflection. What I have learned: 1. I should have started a yogurt franchise because we now have two in our…

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How Do You Treat Your Competitors?

Recently  I attended a cable function. This means you have cable operators and programmers, like me, mill around networking and enjoying themselves. I was reconnecting with a gent who works for an operator in my old stomping grounds when my competition interrupted our conversation. Ohhhkkaaay It sometimes happens, but it could have been done better.…

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What’s Your EQ?

I recently attended a week-long conference for WICT (Women in Cable Telecommunications) and one of the topics we are discussing is EQ or emotional intelligence. Have you heard of it before? Let me break it down for you: EQ = Emotional intelligence. That innate ability to read people while analyzing their next move. Or you…

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Communication & Your Audience’s Perceptions

Crossing the parking lot to church last Sunday my husband asked if I wanted to enter via the front, or the back of the church. As we approached the side door, I said the front and kept walking. He stopped and said “ohhkay” and shrugged his shoulders. Giving him a quizzical look, I realized his…

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