Category Archives: Communication

Do Meetings Right: The Neuroscience of Great Meetings


By Manie Bosman A while ago I was facilitating a workshop for the leadership group of a large automotive manufacturer’s senior marketing team when their General Manager suddenly slammed the table in front of him and shouted “Ahhh, now it … Continue reading

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Your Caveman Brain: Running From Predators at Work


By Manie Bosman A couple of years ago a friend of mine and his son traveled through northwestern Zimbabwe when they noticed some vultures in the trees ahead of them. They decided it was a good a time as any … Continue reading

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Proof From Neuroscience That Trusting People Makes Them More Trustworthy


By Manie Bosman Speaking to a business owner recently who had been suffering significant losses as a result of theft by employees, I was quite surprised when at one point he out rightly declared “I don’t trust any of these … Continue reading

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Leading During a Crisis: 7 Lessons From The Costa Concordia Disaster


By Manie Bosman Since the luxury passenger cruiser Costa Concordia sank off the Tuscan coast at Giglio island last Friday, the media have been screaming accusations against its captain for abandoning ship while many passengers were still on board. Captain … Continue reading

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What We Learn About Cross-Cultural Communication By Staring at the Moon


By Manie Bosman I regularly present seminars via *Virtual Classroom for participants all over the globe – the United States, Netherlands, France, Germany, Romania, Spain, the United Kingdom, Turkey, India, Japan, China, Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia and Australia – to name but … Continue reading

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Why So Many “Experts” Are Terrible Speakers: Top 5 Public Speaking Mistakes


By Kathy Caprino (Article originally published in Forbes.com) As a frequent speaker at live and online conferences and events, I’m in the company of hundreds of folks each year who are top authors, experts and consultants.  In many cases, these are … Continue reading

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About Unsocial Internet Gurus and Their Cyber Groupies


By Manie Bosman Much had been written about the way “social media” has and is changing the way humans communicate, socialize and interact in general. Critics warn that technology-based virtual interaction is de-humanizing us as we’re losing our social skills … Continue reading

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