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Quarterly Smart Talk articles for 2019

  • April 2019 How come girls get higher GPAs at school and then bomb at the office? Confidence versus Competence

Smart Talk articles for 2018

  • September 2018  Inclusion and Exclusion: How Business Culture Can Leave Employees Out of Everyday Rituals and Events
  • August 2018  Standing Up for Yourself at Work
  • July 2018  What Would An Inclusive Rider Look Like for Corporations and Wall Street?
  • June 2018  Emotional Contagion: What We Need to Know About its Impact on Communication
  • May 2018  It’s Not About You: Emotional Intelligence and Communication
  • April 2018  What Were They Thinking (Part 2): How to Stop Sexual Harassment
  • March 2018  The Impact of #Metoo and #Timesup on HR:Clarification of Sexual Harrassment (Part 1)
  • February 2018  HR Considerations of the Perils of the ‘Bro’ Culture: How #metoo and #timesup is Changing Workplace Culture (Part 1)

Smart Talk articles for 2017

Smart Talk articles for 2016

  • December 2016  Checking in with Myself: How Unconscious Bias Works
  • November 2016  “Lady CFO:” A Case of Unconscious Bias
  • October 2016  The HR Training Conundrum: Should There Be Training for All Women Groups?
  • September 2016  Women-led Start Ups Outperform Men-led Start Ups: It’s Complicated
  • August 2016  Are Women Queen Bees? The Truth Behind the Myth
  • July 2016  RASA
  • June 2016  Radical Candor: Speaking Directly When Giving Criticism
  • May 2016  You Can’t Read a Person Like a Book, But Nonverbal Communication Counts!
  • April 2016  Breaking the Barriers: The 21 Percent Gap
  • March 2016  Millennials and Boomer: Mind the Generation Gap
  • February 2016  Pay Attention to What People Don’t Say in Negotiations: The Role of Nonverbal Cues
  • January 2016  50/50 by 2020: A Global Call for Equal Representation of Women – Will Women’s Relationship to Ambition Hold Them Back?

Smart Talk articles for 2015

  • December 2015  The Deenergizer: Look Closely at the People Around You
  • November 2015  Does Facebook Inhibit our Ability to Empathize?
  • October 2015  The Principal’s Office: How the Powerful Communicate
  • September 2015  Guidelines on Responsible Communication
  • August 2015  Are Women the Sorry Sex? How Apologies Function for Her
  • July 2015  Managing Workplace Conflict: The Advantage of Being Direct
  • June 2015  Does the Diversity Component Impact the Bottom Line?
  • May 2015  Generation Z: What to Expect
  • April 2015  Anger is Not Bad
  • March 2015  What Not To Do With the Bully
  • February 2015  What is Wise Speech?
  • January 2015  The Importance of “Face Giving” in Communication

Smart Talk articles for 2014

  • December 2014  The Importance of “Face” in Everyday Communication: The Things People Say Part 2
  • November 2014  The Importance of “Face” in Everyday Communication: The Things People Say Part 1
  • October 2014  The Brogrammer Syndrome: Women and the Technology Dilemma
  • September 2014  Are Powerful People Incapable of Empathy?
  • July 2014  Your Organization’s Gender Intelligence
  • June 2014  The Fear of Being Different and How it Stifles Talent
  • May 2014 The Role of Data Analytics in Assessing Gender Equality in the Workplace
  • April 2014  Can Facial Expressions Go Solo?
  • March 2014  Baby Boomer Split: Are There two Types of Boomers?
  • February 2014  Key Factors in how the ‘Car Gal’ rose to the top of GM
  • January 2014  Navigating Email Etiquette

Smart Talk articles for 2013

  • December 2013  Millennials: Have They Received a Bad Rap? Part 2
  • November 2013  Millennials: Have They Received a Bad Rap?
  • October 2013  Ambitious Women: Why Don’t We Like Them?
  • September 2013  Women’s Leadership Style
  • August 2013  Women and Conflict: Is Harmony Normal?
  • July 2013  Mentors and Sponsors: A Must Have for Women’s Success
  • June 2013  A Crisis in Women’s Leadership: The Fear of Success Syndrome and the Ambition Gap
  • May 2013  Do You Want to Really Connect with Someone? Try Empathy
  • April 2013  Master the Message : Stand Up and Deliver
  • March 2013  Women: The Growing Demographic
  • February 2013  Audrey has ideas on how to improve your communication for 2013
  • January 2013  To Smile or Not to Smile: Gender Quotient

Smart Talk articles for 2012

  • December 2012  Crying as Communication: The Function and Gender Quotient
  • November 2012  It is good to be quiet: How Introverts Contribute to the Workplace
  • October 2012  Too Much Information: Guidelines for Appropriate Disclosure in the Office
  • September 2012  From the Playground to the Boardroom: Men, Women and Conflict – Part 2
  • August 2012  From the Playground to the Boardroom: Men, Women and Conflict
  • July 2012 Talkers versus Texters
  • June 2012  Women, Male Dominated Environments and Sex Scandals: It is Complicated
  • May 2012  Do Women talk more than men do? Fact or Fiction?
  • April 2012  Going from Automatic to Conscious Communication: How do We Change?
  • March 2012  Sometimes Less is More in Communication: The Value of Quiet
  • February 2012  Collaboration: Is It Really Always the Best Choice
  • January 2012 From Good to Great: 2012 Resolutions for Office Communication

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Smart Talk articles for 2006

  • December 2006  “A mind which really lays hold of a subject is not easily detached from it.” – Ida Tarbell
  • November 2006  Ouch! That Hurts: “The Three Golden Rules for Dealing with Difficult People”– Golden Rule 3
  • October 2006  “Ouch! That Hurts: The Three Golden Rules for Dealing with Difficult People”– Golden Rule 2
  • September 2006 “Ouch! That Hurts:The Three Golden Rules for Dealing with Difficult People” – Golden Rule 1
  • July 2006 “Under Fire: Rules of Engagement with a Bully”
  • June 2006 “What Were They Thinking? Prevention of Sexual Harassment for the Uninformed”
  • May 2006 “Seven Most Asked Questions” “He Speaks,She Speaks: What Different Things They Say.”
  • April 2006 “PROCESS (women) versus GOAL (men) styles of communicating”
  • March 2006  The Freedom to Communicate What We Really Need, Want, Feel and Believe!”
  • February 2006  “Reach Out and Touch Someone:Think Twice!”
  • January 2006 “Taking the Ouch Out of Difficult People”