Desert Leadership Blog

What’s your Life Sentence?

Posted On: June 7, 2016 by Melissa Charles


Has anyone ever asked you about your Legacy? Or maybe they asked about your life sentence? I have been thinking a lot about what a legacy is and what it really is about. When someone passes away people are always talking about what that person stood for and what they will be remembered for. Some […]

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I’m right! You’re wrong: Workplace conflict

Posted On: December 1, 2015 by Melissa Charles


Workplace conflict is a topic that I think we can all relate too. At one time or another we have had to deal with conflict in the workplace. Managing conflict in the workplace is challenging, but it is necessary to resolve it and move forward. By clearly defining the issue, preparing in advance for the […]

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Effective Communication

Posted On: November 16, 2015 by Melissa Charles

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Organizations that recognize effective communication as a strategic advantage are better positioned to gain a competitive edge in the global marketplace. Effective communication is essential to doing business successfully in the 21st century. I believe that the most successful organizations in the future will be those who know how to create an environment that encourages, […]

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Power of Persuasion

Posted On: July 7, 2015 by Melissa Charles

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Persuasion is the single most important business leadership and personal skill. Without the skill of persuasion, leaders would be unable to lead: salespeople would be unable to sell. Persuasion is the key to success in every facet of life. Most people do not understand the key elements of persuasion and fewer still apply the process. […]

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