David Wray

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What is a powerful and prolific communicator? Prolific is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “marked by abundant inventiveness or productivity” and powerful as “having great power, prestige, or influence”. In the context of communication, it means being able to effectively influence the conversation or mindset of… Continue Reading…

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What does resiliency mean? Resiliency is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as: “the ability to withstand or recover quickly from difficult situations.” Its 17th-century origin is from the Latin verb resilire, or “to leap back” or “to recoil.”  Resilience is both an emotional… Continue Reading…

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What is boundary setting, is it simply saying no? Boundary setting, at its most basic, is a process through which we each set necessary limits for ourselves, and others, to protect our wellbeing. Boundaries are a clear and unambiguous signal… Continue Reading…

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Micromanaging bosses stunt personal growth Micromanaging is a managerial process of closely observing, controlling and/or reminding employees of the work required. It is generally seen as a negative management style because it stunts or limits freedom. That is, the freedom… Continue Reading…

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The difference between persuade, influence, and coerce Starting with a common understanding of persuade, influence and coerce terms helps! To persuade is to “make someone do or believe something by giving them a good reason to do it or by talking to that person and making them believe it” (Cambridge… Continue Reading…

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