Is That Your Phone Ringing?

Is That Your Phone Ringing? This past New Year’s Eve, Pope Francis called a small convent of five Carmelite nuns in Lucena, Spain. Instead of getting one of the nuns on the phone, he got an answering machine and had to leave a voice-mail message.  Here is his message: “What are the nuns doing that…

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Interpersonal Skills

Dealing With Poor Interpersonal Skills This is the fourth in a series of nine blogs focusing on the new SyN Office Professionals Certificate Program. This one looks at interpersonal skills and how to deal with difficult people. Contact SyN  at www.speakersyouneed.com for more information.  Your Interpersonal Skills Coping Mechanisms No matter how much you’d like…

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Office Professionals: An Invisible Talent Source

By: Rocky White Note: 2018 Administrative Professionals Week is April 23-27 and Day is April 25. This is a worldwide celebration of all Office Professionals.   There are more than 4.1 million secretaries and administrative professionals in the United States today, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and 8.9 million in administrative support…

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Problem Solving: Get Out Of A Rut And On The Road To Success

How many times have we watched a fly repeatedly, frantically hurl itself against a window pane, trying to escape and reach the outside that seems so close? My guess is we’ve all watched this take place and thought to ourselves, “How can that fly be so stupid? It’s hitting its head against the glass, time…

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How To Get Support For Your Ideas

How To Get Support For Your Ideas Most of us think we’re right – most all of the time. We also think we have great ideas and know better ways to do things (especially if someone else is the one who has to execute the details). But, the truth is, there are many times when…

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Nonversations

I have a friend who always signs off on a phone call by saying, “I’ll talk atcha later.” All of a sudden, it dawned on me that that’s just what she does. She is a person who talks at me and not to me or with me. Could this be a Freudian slip on her…

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Change

Getting Employees Onboard For Change Change. Just the mere thought of dealing with an unknown and having to risk letting go of the old and familiar and taking on the new and unknown is scary. True, things could be better in the long run. But… there’s that nagging thought that things could also be worse.…

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Cathy N

Former educator, coach, Wellness Coordinator, and NFL Kansas City Chiefs Cheerleader, CATHY inspires people to get in the full swing of risk taking for personal growth and encourages organizations to build a risk taking culture. Through her interactive and insightful presentations, Cathy helps people take the risk to stretch farther — handling change, teambuilding, performance…

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Deidre

Deidre is a gifted and motivating speaker and a nationally recognized business trainer with a colorful and exciting career that includes everything from stand up comedy to morning talk show radio to business consulting. She started and built a chain of video stores that was listed in the Top 100 Video Chains in North America.…

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