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Power Ideas are a compilation of weekly writings on topics of importance to our readers. Each of our Strategic Partners contribute articles that will share important ideas and techniques to assist you in continual improvement of your organization and its people. Use the links on the right to find articles relevant to your specific business challenges. Find a topic by using the “Search Power Ideas” form.
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ARE YOU STUCK? Sometimes we get bogged down when we are trying to effectively communicate with others. This is especially true in Business, when it is very important to have conversations with others when there are issues that must be … Continue reading
It takes a big person to admit that they are flawed in the way that they sometimes communicate…or don’t. Senior Strategic Partner, Laura Dillingham, an expert in the facilitation of communication skills (and a darn good one!) confesses her own … Continue reading
In this week’s Power Idea, CEO and Founder, Jerry Houston, discusses the idea about why we need to have CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS in our professional and our personal lives. We hope you enjoy this perspective on an important topic. I am … Continue reading
In our continuing focus on communications, Strategic Partner, Diane Janovsky, demonstrates that there is clearly more than one way to communicate! In fact, you might say that it is a “graphic exposé” of other methods to make sure that the … Continue reading
This week, in our continuing discussion of leadership, Diane Janovsky, Strategic Partner is cooking up some great advice about how managers and leaders can be great communicators. We think there are some tasty tidbits in this article so enjoy this … Continue reading
Founder and CEO, Jerry Houston, is going to take time this week to talk about the art of communications and explain that truthfully, communicating is a process, more than an art. Once we understand and follow the process correctly we … Continue reading
“WHAT WE HAVE HERE IS A FAILURE TO COMMUNICATE”. Never was there a better quote for this week’s topic (do you remember where this line came from? See the bottom of this Power Idea for the answer). Strategic Partner, Diane … Continue reading
In a related article to last week’s Power Idea, Senior Strategic Partner, Charles Parnell, discusses the idea of life positions as a foundation of how we “feel” about each other and how that impacts our communications with each other. Relate … Continue reading
One of the most useful tools in improving communications and interactions between people is the art of Transactional Analysis. Over the next two power ideas we will discuss this concept and help our audience understand a powerful methodology to enhancing … Continue reading
Our fearless leader, Jerry Houston, has been in leadership roles since he was in his early twenties (many decades ago). He has been in the position of making many, many decisions in his life… some big… and some small. Nonetheless, … Continue reading