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Monday Moment: How Do Leaders Find the Time?

Good morning and Happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. As we've been talking through recognition and leaders finding ways to further show employees how much they are valued, it’s one thing to have all these fabulous creative ideas on what to...

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Monday Moment: Communication Virtually and On Screen

Good morning and Happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. For so long leaders have laughed (and shaken their head) about seeing the employee with a blazer with boxers on camera, hearing the guy eat pretzels unmuted, or seeing kids, cats, and...

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Monday Moment: Communication Amid Cultural Differences

Good morning and Happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. If you were to meet a person with an accent and then begin guessing where they picked it up, it’s a risk... in that you may get it wrong. Way wrong, even. If you're a gent on a date,...

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Monday Moment: Communication for Appraisals and Feedback

Good morning and Happy Monday. I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. In leadership, communication ranks right up there with developing others, coaching, time management, decision making, diversity, and emotional intelligence, as key leadership skills each...

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Monday Moment: Leading Communication in Conflict

Good morning and Happy Monday. I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. We’ve been talking about leadership communication and truthfully, we could go on for DAYS about this one, but ask one simple question. Have you ever been in an argument? Ha! Assuming the...

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    Monday Moment: Creative Leadership Gestures

    Good morning and Happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. Soooo if you saw the title of this Monday Moment, I’m betting creative ways to show employees how much you value them, or wish to recognize their contributions, is not quite what came to...

    Monday Moment: Leadership Recognition Behind the Camera

    Good morning and Happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. A new question came up recently that I thought I’d share and the way it was phrased to me made me giggle. This leader said “but how on earth do you recognize and cheer people on when...

    Monday Moment: Communication Virtually and On Screen

    Good morning and Happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. For so long leaders have laughed (and shaken their head) about seeing the employee with a blazer with boxers on camera, hearing the guy eat pretzels unmuted, or seeing kids, cats, and...

    Monday Moment: Leadership Communication in Building Trust

    Good morning and Happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. You’ve heard it said that relationships (and leadership!) happen at the speed of trust. You may also have heard of a Circle of Trust. You also know that trust is not often acquired,...

    Monday Moment: Communication Amid Cultural Differences

    Good morning and Happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. If you were to meet a person with an accent and then begin guessing where they picked it up, it’s a risk... in that you may get it wrong. Way wrong, even. If you're a gent on a date,...

    Monday Moment: Leading Conflict Prevention

    Good morning and Happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. Allow us to jog left, If you will, and shift from the more general topic of communication to that of another aspect of conflict ... and, in particular, conflict PREVENTION. Want to watch...

    Monday Moment: Leaders Get Breaks, Too!

    Good morning and Happy Monday! I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. We’ve spoken before about boss's saying YES too often, but in the midst of our recent focus on communication, it might also have value to address the opposite. Far lesser discussed...

    Monday Moment: Communication for Appraisals and Feedback

    Good morning and Happy Monday. I’m Monica Wofford and this is your Monday Moment. In leadership, communication ranks right up there with developing others, coaching, time management, decision making, diversity, and emotional intelligence, as key leadership skills each...

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