Communication tips: DiSC profiles and good readings

Suggested DiSC and related resources:


Effective Communication in the Workplace: How and Why? HR Technologist, May 2019
“Communication in the workplace is one of the signs of a high-performance culture.”

You’re running your meetings wrong. Here’s how to make them more effective, CNN Business, August 2019
“‘People don’t hate meetings, they hate meetings that waste their time,’ said Ellen Faye, a productivity and leadership coach.”

20 Easy Ways to Improve Communication in the Workplace, Justworks, March 2018
“The more an employee trusts you, the more likely they are to come forward and communicate when a problem is occurring.”

Evolution of Workplace Communication, Sprout Social, January 2018
“Don’t just jump straight into instant-messaging platforms and intranets. Think about the holistic changes you want to make to your communication strategy and how you can make that strategy work for your business.”

How to Overcome Bad Workplace Communication, ATD, October 2017
“To understand why the communication process is complicated, it is helpful to understand how a message is developed, sent, received, and processed.”

Are you hearing, listening or understanding? HRZone, October 2015
“The most valuable part of communication is actually the meaning behind what that person is saying, how they are acting, and how they are feeling. If you develop the ability to detect this meaning then it will vigorously enhance your relationships, and your career.”

Are You Using The Magic Words? Lead Change Group, July 2015
“The magic words are, ‘You are not meeting my expectations.’ You can’t expect people to give you what you want if they don’t know what is expected.”

Clumsy Feedback Is a Poorly Wrapped Gift, HBR, April, 2014
“These gifts are nicely wrapped in a compliment, or, more often, not-so-nicely wrapped in a criticism or complaint.”

Tackle Conflicts with Conversation, HBR, February 2014
“When you fail to engage with a conflict, you can’t gather the input you need to find a workable solution. And it hurts your image as a leader.”

9 Simple Things Great Speakers Always Do, Inc., January 2014
“3. Share real stories. People love stories. The best presentations I’ve seen didn’t feel like presentations at all–they were stories told by people with amazing experiences.”

10 career-enhancing body language tips,, October 2013
“We talked with Dr.Carol Kinsey Goman, the author of 12 books including The Silent Language of Leaders: How Body Language Can Help—or Hurt—How You Lead, about her best body language workplace tips.”

Audio and Video

Poor Communicators, Harvard Business Review
In this episode of HBR’s advice podcast, Dear HBR:, cohosts answer your questions with the help of Holly Weeks, a lecturer at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and the author of Failure to Communicate.

10 TED Talks That Can Change The Way You Communicate, TED
Includes: Elizabeth Lesser: Take “the Other” to lunch; Nancy Duarte: The secret structure of great talks; and Laura Trice suggests we all say thank you.

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