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COMMUNICATION IS KEY

How many times have you are going out of town for holiday and just know you are forgetting something? Okay, maybe it’s just me. Several years ago, my husband Karl and I were taking our pop-up camper out for a much needed weekend getaway to Sullivan, MO. This is where...

PRACTICE WHAT YOU PREACH

We are almost halfway through the year. I like to take this time to assess where I am and where I still need to go to reach my goals by December 31st. I started my business in 2021 and just like all new businesses, I’ve had to learn, and learn fast. How many of you...

FROM LEADER TO GARDENER

Spring has definitely arrived and Summer is fast approaching. I love this time of year. My garden is planted and all summer I’m tending to its growth by watering, fertilizing and heck, at times, talking to them. No, I’m not crazy. But these little guys, you have to...

PINS AND NEEDLES

Have you ever had that co-worker who you have no idea how to talk to or even approach them? Either what you say is not being heard or they never agree with you. Every. Single. Time. Or maybe you work with that person who flies off the handle over the smallest things....

TO BE OR NOT TO BE PRICK(LY)

My husband and I recently went camping in the Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. There was one particular cactus that I just fell in love with called a teddy bear cholla. If you were to see it in the sunlight, the top of it almost glows with its bright white spines...

DOES SALES SCARE YOU?

How to overcome the fear and build confidence with sales! Why is it that so many people hate sales? Well, it can be a bit scary! Like walking through a dark, cold and howling forest. Sales is basically entering into someone’s space and projecting what we think they...

THE DIFFERENCE IS IN ALL OF US

Did you know that acknowledging those differences can boost productivity, revenue, and morale? Welcome to The Communication Yak Blog! I am Carol Grubbe, an outgoing individual who LOVES to be around others while appreciating the occasional but much needed ALONE time....