Constructive Criticism: “How Can I Say This Nicely?”

Last week I was invited to sit in on two sets of presentations by junior members of a very large telecommunication firm’s IT department. They are part of a management training program and the program’s instructors asked me to visit because they had had some guest presenters who were *really* bad. The hope was that … Read moreConstructive Criticism: “How Can I Say This Nicely?”

What Did You Just Say?

Great technical skills are no substitute for poor communication skills. All too often some of your company’s best innovations and problem solving skills are locked up within your technical staff. They struggle to communicate their ideas using overloaded PowerPoint slides, rambling speeches, and confusing jargon. No matter if it’s the entry level programmer or the … Read moreWhat Did You Just Say?