[Press Release] David Grossman Earns Prestigious Certified Speaking Professional™ (CSP) Designation from National Speakers Association

Posted by David Grossman on Mon,Jul 25, 2016

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Weekly Round-Up:  Growing Emotional Intelligence, Procedures That Block Listening, Use Your Power, Employee Retention Strategies, & the Power of #Now

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jul 22, 2016

Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog.

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Starting Thought: My Latest Mistake, and a Critical Learning for Leaders

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Jul 20, 2016

I made a mistake.  It felt like a big one.

The Background

My oldest daughter, Avi, lost her fifth tooth recently.  Daily, we had been checking on the wiggliness of the tooth and wondering together what day would be the one where it pops out.  Sure enough, a carrot did the trick and out it came during a camp lunch.

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Tags: Feedback/Trust

Don't Just Say Something Important Once

Posted by David Grossman on Mon,Jul 18, 2016

It’s crucial to look at your communications as a process of repetition.  Too often, leaders think of communication as a “check-off-the-box activity.” For example, they’ll think,

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Tags: Communicating Change

Weekly Round-Up: Gender Bias, Execution Excellence, Employee Strengths, When Employees Don’t Trust Their Leaders & Secrets First-Time Leaders Want to Know

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jul 15, 2016

Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog.

This week you’ll read articles on how to fight gender bias, how to achieve execution excellence, how to capitalize on employee strengths, what employees are saying when they don’t trust their leaders, and 7 secrets first-time leaders want to know.  These articles will provide you with tips, strategies and thought-starters from many of the smart folks in my network. So whether you’re a new leader or an industry veteran there’ll be something here for you.

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Don't Assume People Know Your Expectations

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Jul 13, 2016

My mom often used to say to me, “I’m not a mind reader. You have to talk to me.  You may think I know what you’re thinking, but I don’t.”  The same is true for your employees—they can’t read your minds, which means you have to communicate with them!

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Tags: Leadership Communication

4 Practical Tips for Managing Change in the Workplace

Posted by David Grossman on Mon,Jul 11, 2016

One of the best traits that any leader can possess is the ability to remain flexible in the face of change in the workplace, no matter how large or small. Here are some practical tips that you can use to make changes less stressful for everyone.

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Tags: Communicating Change

Weekly Round-Up: Lessons From American History, How to Increase Gross Profit, Why Do You Lead, and Exploring Personality Types & Identities

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jul 08, 2016

Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog.

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Tags: Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

The Benefits of Delegation and Why Most Leaders Under-Delegate

Posted by David Grossman on Wed,Jul 06, 2016

Mangers and leaders are often reluctant to delegate as many believe in the old adage that says “if you want something done right, you must do it yourself.” Although this may be true in a handful of cases, a core component of leadership is getting work done through others.

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Tags: Leadership Effectiveness & Planning

Weekly Round-Up: Traits of Powerful Influencers, A Leader’s Communication Tact, Integrity, the World of Fairness, and How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Posted by David Grossman on Fri,Jul 01, 2016

Welcome to my weekly round-up of top leadership and communication blog posts. As many of you know, each week I read and tweet several great articles and on Fridays, I pull some of my favorites together here on my blog.

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