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 do we mean by a skill gap? The concept of recognizing something you don’t know, seeing the mismatch between the skills we need and ones we have, first emerged in a 2012 HBR article Mind the (Skills) Gap. The… Continue Reading…

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Skill gaps, what are they? Every job embeds specific skills or attributes necessary to perform the role at the standard required for the employer. Similarly, we each believe we possess certain skills. Some of which we use in the job… Continue Reading…

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Is it Laziness? If a person does not pull their weight, does that translate into being lazy? Personally, I don’t believe that not pulling your weight has much correlation with laziness, in most cases. A failure to deliver typically correlates… Continue Reading…

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Struggling for words? Picture this: deep in conversation and suddenly struggling for the right words to express your ideas, feelings, or thoughts! It is a common situation, but one we can learn to manage better than might be the case… Continue Reading…

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