Category Archives: Questions

The Courage Of Questions

Many of us think of communication as the delivery of words, information, ideas, opinions. And this is accurate – a Merriam-Webster definition of communication is “information transmitted or conveyed.” But what about the other important element in a successful exchange … Continue reading

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Three Steps To Developing An Innovative Instinct — And The Questions To Ask Yourself To Get There

Innovation requires an openness to trying something new. But what if you grow up in a world where you are educated to get the best exam score rather than to think broadly about a problem and debate possible solutions? And … Continue reading

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3 Questions That Cut Through The Clutter

We’re all self-focused. That’s not a criticism; it’s an important fact to acknowledge so that we can learn to connect with each other better. Since we’re all wrapped up in ourselves, we tend to communicate from our own perspective and … Continue reading

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‘Small Mishap’ Or ‘Huge Problem’ – Emails That Don’t Hit The Panic Button

Like many college juniors, my daughter, Magdalen, decided to travel abroad for a semester. Rather than go somewhere in Europe, where I would have gone, she traded the comfort of Boston College for a four-month stint in Uganda. My wife … Continue reading

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Q & A: What to do When You Don’t Know the Answer

When meeting with a potential client, it is inevitable that questions will come up. But what happens if you don’t know the answer? Or what happens when you’re in a job interview and the interviewer asks a question that you’re … Continue reading

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I’m a DJ, not a Jukebox

Like most people in corporate America, I have two sides. By day I’m Dan Vicente, the happy-go-lucky Technical Manager at Exec|Comm, here to solve your technical issues. And by night, I moonlight as a DJ, spinning at various clubs and … Continue reading

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