Articles by Dr. Karen Jacobson

I know you can hear me but are you listening?

Listening is fundamental in building rapport with others. We all have bad habits that can cause us to break rapport and lose the connection with the other person. Let’s look at three common habits that cause us to break rapport and find out what to do instead in order to fix them and become more powerful communicators

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Choose Your Words Wisely… They Can Build or Destroy

Letters are random symbols we assign to sounds. Words are groups of letters we give meaning to. Even though words are only 7% of how we communicate, words have power based on the intention and energy they carry. What is said to a young child shapes their beliefs and...

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Heard the Call to Lead and Answered, Will You? Part 2

The call to lead. You can’t escape it, everywhere you go, you’ll hear about the upcoming elections. You see it on TV, newspapers and on Social Media; the debates, the issues, which candidate will win, etc. While determining who will be our next leader of this country,...

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I Heard the Call to Lead and Answered, Will You? Part 1

I heard the call to lead and answered, will you? Part 1 Have you ever heard a call to lead or felt the need to step up and serve others and make a difference in people’s lives? Your calling might not have been like the biblical stories of Noah, Moses or Jesus, it...

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Three Steps to Leaving a Lasting Legacy

What will you be remembered for? Three Steps to Leaving a Lasting Legacy Today we buried a legend. Over 15,000 people gathered to pay their respects as the world said its final goodbye to one of the greatest boxers ever, Muhammad Ali. Ali had a professional boxing...

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