Category: Communicating for Success


NHE, which provides professional association management, conventional and affordable apartment management, and service coordination to communities across the Southeast, has been named to the 2021 list of South Carolina’s Best Places to Work, presented by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce  and its partners. The honor was awarded to only a ... Read More
June 15, 2021Sam Patrick


Communicating for Success Say it.   Successful communicators must be expressive; you must communicate or relay what it is you want to be heard. Whether it’s in person, face-to-face, or over the telephone, by email, by pigeon carrier or snail mail: you must take action to get your thoughts heard.  Believe it or ... Read More
May 16, 2016Clifton Davis


What are the most common mistakes you see people make when it comes to communicating at work? Junior people [are often] afraid to ask for or get the help they need … If you're working on something and you either can't finish it because of time constraints or because you don't ... Read More
August 3, 2015Clifton Davis


Communicating with Your Boss at Work “The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.” –– Sydney J. Harris The special relationship between a boss and an employee is one that cannot be overlooked. Your manager is responsible for ... Read More
July 6, 2015Clifton Davis


Some of the most confident speakers around?  Lawyers.  So take this tip from the American Bar Association on orating with confidence.   It begins before you ever utter a sound.  Start by planting your feet firmly on the ground at hip distance apart.  Now imagine your feet have been set in concrete. That ... Read More
June 16, 2015Clifton Davis


Regards. Cordially. Sincerely.  All traditional ways to sign off an email – maybe one of them is what you use.  But remember you don’t have to go with those old standbys.  “All the best of success.”  “Great job.”  And “Looking forward to your reply.” are all freshers and can be ... Read More
June 9, 2015Clifton Davis


Your mission, should you choose to accept it:  Keep as many of your meetings as possible to 15 minutes. Considering that most people’s attention span lasts 10-18 minutes, you’re getting attendees at their best. Bonus: Employees will be forced to come prepared and organize their thoughts before they arrive.   Info: meetings From:  ... Read More
June 2, 2015Clifton Davis


Replace the word “urgent” with “today” in your email subject lines.   Co-workers will grasp the importance of the email without panicking, thinking it’s an emergency.   You’ll start off on the right foot and get a calm, well-thought-out response.   From:  CFO & Controller Alert 5-18-2015
May 7, 2015Clifton Davis