Sound Bites

Sound Bites: November ’18

November 1, 2018
Cut the repetition … Keep them from tossing your card … Practicing small talk … Is the 5-second rule for real?

Sound Bites: October ’18

October 1, 2018
Remember not to memorize … We’re like, “Don’t talk like this” … People with “Coexist” bumper stickers might not be as peaceful as you think

Sound Bites: August ’18

July 26, 2018
The name game … Marco! Polo!

Sound Bites: April ’18

April 18, 2018
Keep your personal problems to yourself … Give staff a heads up about breakfast treats … Ask for suggestions and solutions … Start the interview with a simple question

Sound Bites: March ’18

March 19, 2018

When upper management contradicts you … Are you approachable with complaints? … Help your employees lead … Fight interruptions

Sound Bites: February ’18

February 20, 2018

Three keys for better YouTube viewing … Mark your boundaries with a backpack strap … Calculate restaurant tips in your head

Sound Bites: December ’17

December 1, 2017

The eyes have it … If it’s a big deal, make a big deal out of it

Sound Bites: November ’17

November 15, 2017
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Sound Bites: October ’17

September 27, 2017
Do people want a hero, or just the hero’s gifts? … Forget about digital memory aids … The origin of Crayola

Sound Bites: September ’17

September 1, 2017
6 key words to learn … Is German chocolate cake actually German?