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5 Ways to Ruin Your Next Presentation

Morag Barrett, September 17, 2018

5 Ways to Ruin Your Next Presentation

It seems to me that PowerPoint has become the ubiquitous communication tool of the corporate world.  Hours and hours are spent in trying to create the “perfect deck” (which I believe is impossible).  Changes and… Read More


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Not the Loudest Person in the Room?

Angie Morgan, July 30, 2018

Not the Loudest Person in the Room?

We have a range of talents on Team Lead Star.  We all fancy ourselves as performers, of sorts, when we’re facilitating learning sessions.  Yet, only one of us has truly performed in theater, Ben Whiting.     Ben… Read More


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Communication: Separate Information from Meaning

Sean Lynch, November 7, 2016

Communication: Separate Information from Meaning

There is a profound difference between information and meaning. - Warren Bennis You’d like to address a potentially sensitive topic with a neighbor, coworker, or boss, and you dread it. It might turn ugly. You fear… Read More


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Communication Styles: Different Strokes for Different Folks

Sean Lynch, August 8, 2016

Communication Styles

How well do you communicate? Poor communication can have a profound impact on employee engagement and morale. One way to improve communication is to understand that “there are different strokes for different folks.” That is,… Read More


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Communicate Better: How to Open the Listener’s “Inner Door”

Sean Lynch, April 18, 2016

Communicate Better

Leaders work with and through others to achieve success. Therefore, leaders need to convey messages in ways that will allow others to let those messages in and act upon them. Most people have an inner… Read More


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Do You Communicate or Assume?

Sean Lynch, November 2, 2015

Do You Communicate or Assume?

During my time inside a wide range of client organizations, I’ve noticed a recurring theme: Team leaders could be better at communicating intent and performance expectations. Many workplaces operate on a combination of partially communicated… Read More


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