At the end of dinner last night with friends, I realized this was the first time COVID-19 didn’t come up even once during the whole evening. I guess we can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Even if it’s not immediate, we are already sensing the change. At a certain point during […]
We define trust as “the willingness to engage in unguarded interaction”, and believe that trust is the foundation of every successful relationship, personal or professional. For trust to flourish there are specific behaviors that must be present and nurtured. We call them “The 5 C’s”: The first is Confidence – feeling sure of your capabilities. […]
Interpersonal Communication in the Age of Social Distancing: How Do We Create Closeness from a Distance?
This article is a translation of the article that first appeared on ynet.com, [Aug 4, 2020, תקשורת בין-אישית בעידן הריחוק החברתי: איך מייצרים קרבה מרחוק?] The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to get used to a new reality that exists, mostly, on the screen. As a result, the dynamics and communication between people have changed. […]
A conversation with Barry Katz What’s the difference between a “Manager” and a “Leader”? And how do they communicate differently? I sat down with Barry Katz to get his insights on some essential soft skills to impact leadership in the workplace (and, here’s a bonus: adopting these practices will also help to deepen your interpersonal […]
Collaboration is paramount to a successful business and yet, it can often feel like one of the more challenging aspects to truly attain. Collaboration is more than just setting meetings and meeting deadlines. True collaboration is people working well together because they want to. This happens when there is a shared vision and understanding of […]
Boundaries. One of the most defining aspects of the coronavirus period. Stay at home, or close to it. Stay within the boundaries. That is clear. And yet there is one boundary that is less clear than ever. It is a boundary that has always challenged us – the boundary between work and home life. For […]
How Communication Can Clear Up a Fog One of the ‘biggest’ questions people are asking now during the novel Corona pandemic is: how do you communicate in times of uncertainty? The answer is that in periods of uncertainty we must communicate certainty. When times are tough we need to hear a simple, concise and coherent […]