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The Who Behind Situational Communication®

July 30, 2014 » About The Author
Maybe you’re interested in our product, or maybe you’re just curious about the company. But before we dive right in and start providing you with all kinds of invaluable information about successful/effective leadership on this blog, I thought I’d tell you a little about myself so you can put a name (and a personality) to what you read in the days, weeks, months and years ahead. I’m Don Mac
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What’s Your Leadership Compass?

December 22, 2016 » Successful/Effective Leadership

Guest blog by Dr. Jim Murray: founder and CEO of optimal solutions international and author of Becoming ... what you really want to be. It ain’t the roads we take; it’s what’s inside of us that makes us turn out the way we do. O. Henry Staying the course in turbulent times I once asked a gr

101 Great Quotes From Successful Women Leaders

April 17, 2016 » Successful/Effective Leadership

Successful women leaders share thoughts on leadership; the qualities required; and their insights and “simple truths” on leading successfully and effectively. In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders. Sheryl Sandberg Click To Tweet Leadership is probably o

10 Keys To Winning The Game Of Office Politics

April 14, 2016 » Situational Communication® Concepts and Skills

The Questions: How important is it to understand the role of office politics in your career path development? Do you know the rules of the game and what you have to do to play the game to win? The Answers: No matter how good you are in your job or profession, without the ability to negotiate offic

101 Great Leadership Quotes From Successful Leaders

April 1, 2016 » Successful/Effective Leadership

Some of the world’s most successful male and female leaders share their “simple truths” of leadership. Leadership is probably one of the most important (if not the most important) business and professional issues of all time. Whether you’re talking about leadership in business, politics,

How To STOP “Taking Things Personally”!

February 26, 2016 » Situational Communication® Concepts and Skills

What happens when you take things personally; when you allow a person’s beliefs, attitudes or behaviors to produce negative feelings that cause you to do or say things that aren’t in your best interests? To act differently, you must think differently. If your emotional abilities aren’t in han

10 Critical Lessons For Promising Leaders

February 13, 2016 » Successful/Effective Leadership

There are many critical lessons that promising leaders must learn if they are to turn “promise into reality”. These critical lessons produce a rich palette of personal and professional leadership attributes, competencies, skills and experiences that consistently achieve results and establish col

The Dilemma: Speak Up Or Shut Up? The Answer!

November 5, 2015 » Situational Communication® Concepts and Skills

Speak up or shut up? Choosing the best answer in challenging business, family and social interactions gives you a powerful advantage to achieve successful results and develop effective relationships. Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success. Paul J. Mey

10 Winning Characteristics Of Successful/Effective (Win/Win) Negotiators

September 15, 2015 » Win/Win Negotiation Concepts, Strategies and Tactics

We all have personal characteristics. Some come to us naturally, others don’t. Some make us great negotiators, others hinder our abilities. Discover 10 key characteristics that sum up what win/win negotiators demonstrate in order to achieve the results they want. Every time. Negotiating is an anc

10 Amazing Strategies of Successful/Effective (Win/Win) Negotiators

September 15, 2015 » Win/Win Negotiation Concepts, Strategies and Tactics

There are 4 types of negotiators: those who make things happen, those to whom things happen, those who watch things happen and those who don’t know what’s happening. If you’re not the first type, maybe it’s time to learn the secrets of those who are. The basic principle of win-win negotiati

10 Powerful Concession Strategies Of Successful/Effective (Win/Win) Negotiators

September 15, 2015 » Win/Win Negotiation Concepts, Strategies and Tactics

Every negotiation involves a little bit of give and take. But there are effective and ineffective ways to make concessions. Adopt a win/win attitude with these 10 powerful concession strategies. If you are planning to do business with someone again, don’t be too tough in the negotiations. If you