Posts Tagged ‘communication’

Mastering the Hook By Terry Whalin

Master the Hook and You Engage the Reader It is fundamental that in any writing you do, you must hook the reader to engage them. Last week a friend who purchased a couple of my books made some comments on Facebook to show me how she read those books. My Billy Graham biography which she read in…

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The Biggest Communications Mistakes By Monique Maley

The Biggest Communication Mistakes I’ve Ever Seen When you send someone an email, call them on the phone, or shoot them a Slack message, do you think that you’ve just engaged in communication? If so, you’re not alone: most people consider each of those actions to be forms of communication. But in fact, they aren’t—and…

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Custom Communications By Graham Shaw and Shelley Cochrane

Create Custom Communications that Work! It is possible for you to create custom communications that will work hard for you mission and ministry! “Your organization’s greatest challenge isn’t being exceptional, it’s being understood.” A friend of ours wrote this recently—and we would add, your greatest challenge isn’t being exceptional, it’s being understood so powerfully that…

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Your Team Isn’t Listening to You By Pam Marmon

5 Reasons Your Team Members Aren’t Listening to Your Ideas We can learn a lot about listening from God’s Word. In the Bible parable of the sower, Jesus describes a hardworking farmer who sows seeds in the land. Some seeds fall on fertile soil, while others fall in thorny land on the side of the…

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Communicating Your Why By Rob Flint Jr.

Move from knowing your why to communicating it! I am still blown away by the story of the MP3 player and I’m not talking about the iPod. You have probably heard the story by now – a company out of Singapore called Custom Technologies created the technology for the MP3 and eventually released the device…

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Effective Communication By Roland Warren

It’s time to Practice the 4Ms of Effective Communication We all want to be effective in our communication. However, we often miss the mark with sometimes dire consequences that can damage our relationships. So, why do we communicate so poorly so often? I submit that we get one or more of the 4Ms of Effective Communication wrong,…

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Communication Concepts By Priscilla J. DuBose

The Importance of Communication Concepts in a Leader-Follow Relationship Communication concepts in the leader-follower relationship are important because they provide a clear presentation of some helpful techniques about how individuals can evaluate their own communication abilities. Most importantly, one can improve his or her own communication skills by adhering to developing and earning trust by…

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Tell Your Story By Denise Kuhn

By Denise Kuhn How do you find new givers? Begin a relationship with a potential giver? Motivate a giver to give for the first time? Keep them giving? Ask a giver to increase their giving? The answer is to tell your story well. Don’t assume that people get it. Don’t assume your board members and…

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The Effectiveness of a Humble Leader by Jeremy Kingsley

By Jeremy Kingsley I suspect that the biggest factor, however, is a growing awareness that it works—and that it leaves everyone involved better off than zero-sum business philosophies where the winners end up on top and the losers don’t matter. At its heart, servant leadership is based on the simplest of concepts: Humility – by…

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