How to talk to anyone

One of my favourite communication / self-improvement books of all time is Leil Lowndes’ How to Talk to Anyone. It is my Bible on how to network better, speak with confidence, avoid awkward social situations and more! What I love about this book is how easily the reader can relate to the scenarios she illustrates (think…

Write bright and early

I’ve been thinking about how I can improve my writing, especially on how to generate content on the spot. I’ve heard about the benefits of writing in the morning and many have adopted the practice of writing Morning Pages, a creative exercise devised by Julia Cameron. Here’s what she says about what Morning Pages: “Morning Pages…

Crucial conversations

I was very fortunate to partake in a “crucial conversations” course led by my company’s HR team. The course offers a companion book (“crucial conversations” by Patterson, Grenny, McMillan, Switzler) that contains the same key messages and useful strategies as the course, but without the group activities and illustrative videos. In my opinion, everyone who…