Category Archives: Persuasion/Negotiation

The Attack Against The Johnson Amendment

June 12, 2018 – Congress is wanting to get rid of the Johnson Amendment so that: “None of the funds made available by this (Appropriations) Act may be used by the Internal Revenue Service to make a determination that a … Continue reading

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Criminals Using Religion

June 8, 2018 – Sometimes I wonder where Christians get the idea that if they claim a personal belief in their god they can get away with murder. Or the prostituting of their children for drugs and money. According to … Continue reading

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The “Other” Business Organization

You go to work each day with the knowledge that you know who your boss is. You should also know his boss and so on. The problem is simple: these may not be the people of influence in the office. There … Continue reading

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Busy Hands – Nonverbals in Business Speech

She sat a few chairs down from me at a meeting. We were asked to introduce ourselves and talk about our business for about one-minute. It was not what she said, but her body language that caught my attention. She … Continue reading

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Self-Editing of Business Communication

Let me start by saying that it is always better to have an independent set of eyes read your copy before you publish it. And it should be someone who, as a friend of mine would say, is willing to … Continue reading

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Using Statistics in Your Business Speech

When using statistical data as part of the opening or within the body of your speech, there is basic rule that should be followed. In fact, the people who produce infomercials know this rule well and use it often. TED … Continue reading

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4 Steps to Improving Your Political and Business Image

Earlier this week I read “Evangelia Souris’s Political Image Strategy advice to upcoming candidates.” She listed four areas of concern but did not elaborate on them, so allow me. Over the years I have had the opportunity of meeting many … Continue reading

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Why hire a Business Communication Coach?

No matter what field you are in, your level of management or your political aspirations, we all need to communicate effectively and efficiently. We are not talking about the technical side of communications, the writing of code or the programing … Continue reading

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Handling the Question and Answer Session

I sat through a pretty good business presentation this morning Columbia, MO’s 1 Million Cups club. If you happen to be a new business entrepreneur, and there is a 1 Million Cups club in your area, I strongly suggest you attend. … Continue reading

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Grant Writing

Grant writing falls under Rosman’s Universal Rule: Nothing is as hard as it seems but everything is harder than it looks. Though each grant is different, many ask for similar information. The proper way to be successful at grant writing … Continue reading

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