What happens when the ‘butterflies in your stomach’ are ruling your thoughts? You know, that feeling physically and mentally swirling about often called a bad case of jitters, butterflies or nerves. When that happens, the trick is to get your butterflies flying in formation! But how? Try one or all of these 5 techniques to […]
‘Fake It Until You Make It’ Never Works because FAKING IS FAKING, let me explain~
How you talk to yourself is directly reflected in your nonverbal communication. You can’t stop it, how you feel – ‘fake’ie’ – comes through loud and clear…. You say ‘fake it,’ and your mind does just that, IT FAKES IT.
Did you know that 90 to 95% of what we do comes from habit or the unconscious mind. That’s HUGE! It’s necessary too. Imagine having to tell yourself having to breathe in – breathe out….
Have you ever had a disagreement with someone and even after a resolution came you had a hard time letting go? Or maybe you inadvertently said or did something offensive and you only found out after the fact… yet you hold on to the hope that you’ll be able to make it right even when […]
Understanding the unconscious messages you send and how they harm or enhance your part in conflict can determine your career future. On April 24th, join Sharon Sayler, MBA, CEC, behavioral communications expert and founder of Competitive Edge Communications for more information on defusing workplace conflict through what you say and how you say it, join our webinar: Courage under Fire: How to Defuse Conflict in the Workplace presented on April 24.
Silence Is More Than Golden – It’s When You Look Most Intelligent To Your Audience Dear Sharon, I belong to (an international speakers training group). When it’s my turn to give a presentation, they count my “ums, ahs and uhs,” which is good. Problem is, I can’t stop them! I actually think it gets worse […]
I brought this out of the archives as it’s as relevant today as it was in 2013 when I first wrote this Q&A. Those that know us the best are the most skilled at getting past our “defenses” and we can be emotionally manipulated… Hi Sharon, I have a hard time setting boundaries with family/friends/coworkers […]
I always love being on Laurie Lawson’s Show The Coaching Game, tonight we shared not only my work with body language we got to share about Pinky Chenille and the Rainbow Hunters. Here’s Laurie’s description of the show: World-renown body language expert Sharon Sayler has created an entire colorful family to coach children ages 3 […]
Hello Sharon, I want to thank you again for speaking to our group on Thursday night. I enjoyed hearing your insights and am fascinated by this topic. I wish I had thought to ask you this question as I’m hoping you have an opportunity to help me with this…. I’ve experienced this recently: I’m in a meeting […]
Often I get questions that I find are relevant to many of my community, like this one…. Dear Sharon, “How do I ask (and get) a raise and promotion?” Great question! I actually hear this often with my clients, we often practice this conversation just to be ready. The five ‘winning preps’ I share below […]
I shared in my last post that my #1 rule for dealing with difficult people is DON’T TAKE IT PERSONALLY. And almost immediately, I heard real life war stories from many of you wonderful readers about your own struggles with difficult people. It is a touchy and subjective topic for sure. In my experience, there […]