Author has many tips for getting and holding others’ attention.
Hiring managers say that the failure to make eye contact is the biggest mistake that applicants make when theyre interviewing for a job.
Recently I read an article on how to deal with toxic people in the workplace. Frankly, I found the advice to be, well, toxic, at least when it comes to workplace diversity. I dont fault the writer of the article; she was getting most of her advice from a book written by a psychiatrist. But psychiatric advice has its limited place in the workplace.
The diversity of dealing with people who speak up and out versus the people who have to be pulled into the conversation openly affects every workplace. Communication style can be a river to cross.