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being authentic

Happy Thanksgiving – “Keep it Authentic but keep it together at the table!”

Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s my “Learned-It-In Queens Communications” style holiday wish for everyone (including me!)

I hope that you have the opportunity to gather with friends and family this weekend and share special moment around the dinner table.
1. Breaking bread together provides us with an opportunity tobreak down barriers and nourishes. Consider it the yeast of communication.

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STORYTALKS - A Podcast by Narativ
people engagement

Learning From First Graders

Are you going fully remote? Fully in person? Hybrid? Staggered? So many of these terms were only a small part of corporate life, now it’s all we think about. What can we learn about how to re-engage and welcome people back from other institutions, outside of business?

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STORYTALKS - A Podcast by Narativ
communications

Communication Gaps in a Hybrid World

In this digital and remote work age, how do you balance humanity and technology? What are the communication gaps that are occurring in your work place as a result of an increasingly “connected” world?

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STORYTALKS - A Podcast by Narativ
communications

Vulnerability, Leadership & Storytelling

This is our latest episode of STORYTALKS – a podcast by Narativ. During this episode Jerome Deroy and Julienne B. Ryan discuss the connection between leadership, vulnerability and storytelling.

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being authentic

Manage Your Steam! – Tips on keeping your cool at work

When we lose our temper, we fall into our emotional brain, and our thinking brain shuts down. When our thinking brain shuts down, we say and do incredibly dumb things.  We trigger the primitive part of the brain aka the Amygdala. This stimulation triggers a fight or flight response in ourselves, the recipient of our anger, and anyone who might be within earshot. Rational thinking and responses go out the window.

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