Tag: Communication

How to Avoid Passive Aggressive and Other Forms of Toxic Communication

by Lois Barth, Human Development Expert, Speaker, Coach, and Author Ever come away from a conversation that “on paper” was fine, yet you find yourself rehashing every detail of the dialogue, feel terrible about yourself, your life, and think you’re crazy! Of course, you have, we’ve all been in those situations. I call it being… Read more »

Are You Self-Soothing or Self-Numbing? By Lois Barth

  When it comes to stress, change, and challenging times, for the most part, as humans, we tend to fall into two categories – the self-soothing type – or the self-numbing type. For years, I was in the self-numbing club. I learned it at an early age. I remember my first trip to the beauty… Read more »

How to Be a Better Public Speaker

10 Top Tips to Keep Your Presentations in Tip Top Shape by Lois Barth, Speaker, Coach and Trainer Facts Tell, Stories Sell– While statistics can be compelling in the moment, nothing has longer staying power than a story that houses your expertise and touches your audience’s minds and hearts.  Audiences will rarely remember what they… Read more »