Click on the + button on the right of the topic, then click on any article of interest. The articles are where CHUVA was either a contributing writer or was quoted as an expert on the topic.

Behavior

Knowing your behavior is important when it comes to effective communications; however, what you do with that information is the key differentiator betweeen effective or ineffective communications.

We at CHUVA use the DISC assessment for all of our programs. Check out the blog and see what topics we address when it comes to behavior.

Business Dining and Entertainment

Many business transactions and job interviews take place over a meal; however, many are lost because of the this “meeting place”. CHUVA offers you some great in-depth and quick tips when it comes to doing business over a meal or entertainment venue.

 

Click on the titles below to read more!

 

25 Things You Should Always Do at a Fancy Restaurant

Business Etiquette and Protocol

Even in today’s casual business environments, possessing etiquette and protocol skills is key in conducting business. Click on the titles below and see what’s out and what is still “in” in terms of etiquette and protocol.

 

The New Stranger Danger: How To Put Your New Coworkers At Ease

 

 

Business Meetings | host or attendee

Hosting or attending business meetings is serious business. Many don’t know how to do either well. So, know that how you host or attend a meeting can impact your Personal Brand! Click on the topics to learn more tips, etiquette and protocols when it comes to business meetings. 

Driving Forces

Driving Forces are what motivates one to do what they do. Unlike behavior they are not easily observed. Understanding what drives you and drives others, reduces conflict with individuals, teams and clients.

Click on the topics below to learn more about each driving force!

Interview Skills | Topics

From the time you post your resume until you have a face-to-face interview, virtually or in person, there is a great deal of planning to do. 

Click on the titles below to learn more about what goes into an interview!

Networking: offline

Networking offline, in other words, having face-to-face interaction with others is still critical in today’s business casual environments. 

Click on the topics below to learn more about offline networking!

Networking: online

Online networking is key in today’s business. Most often, you might meet someone online first before a face-to-face interaction occurs, if at all. 

Click on topics below to learn more about how to network online successfully!

Nonverbal Communications

Fifty-eight percent of your communication is with your body language. Using your nonverbal communications to reinforce your spoken word and learning to read other’s body language can make communication more effective.

Click on the articles to learn more about the nuances of nonverbal communication.

Personal Branding

If you don’t define your destiny, someone else will. Click on the articles below to learn how to organize your personal branding efforts and how to unleash your unlocked success potential!

 

Presentation Skills

If public speaking has been determined as a person’s number one fear over death, then why would anyone want to learn how to do it? Because today’s employees must be multi-faceted in order to support today’s fast changing organizations and markets.

Click on the topics below to learn more about how to get your audiences’ attention and keep it!

Professional Image

Your employees’ image is about how they look, and this constitutes 30% of reaching his or her success potential. And for CHUVA it is about ensuring that your employees not only represent his or her position and the organization’s brand, while exceeding their customer’s expectations, both internally and externally, but do so without losing his or her own sense of personal identity.

Click on the articles below to learn more about how to develop and maintain a professional image.

Verbal Communications

It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it. Whether you are carrying on daily conversations, negotiating, or giving a presentation, learning your style of communication and modifying it to others is key!

Click here to learn more about verbal communication in the workplace.

Written Communications

Written communication is as critical today as it was at its conception. In fact, because of the internet, it is even more important. What you say, how you say, and the etiquettes of the internet, click on the titles below to read more on the various topics written communications!