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The Soft Power Podcast

Sep 30, 2020

Let's be honest, no one likes a push-over, aside from the person doing the pushing. Assertiveness is a communication skill that is essential to develop and hone if you wish to move beyond your current professional, social, and psychological boundaries.

Some people struggle to communicate assertively because they are too...


Sep 23, 2020

No matter where you are on the personality spectrum, there’ll be times when it's challenging to start a conversation and keep it going. Overthinking it, as introverts have a tendency to do, will generally get you nowhere, and not having a plan of action or conversation topics at the ready won’t help when the...


Sep 16, 2020

Why has everything about the world and how we live changed, but the principles presented by Dale Carnegie in his classic bestseller, How To Win Friends and Influence People are still valid?

Accompanied by Facebook Live video lessons posted here and here, we're taking a multi-episode dive into how to include these...


Sep 9, 2020

Online networking in LinkedIn Groups and MeetUps are two super effective ways to stay on top of the professional chatter in your industry as well as being a great way to build your virtual street cred while WFH, and also to find other niches of interest.  Still, you can run yourself ragged bopping around from one...


Sep 2, 2020

Meeting people and building your professional network doesn’t happen overnight.In fact, with so many people now taking advantage of working from home due to the pandemic, making connections has become downright difficult. Fortunately, there are several things you can start doing right now that will significantly...