Transforming virtual meetings Do you dread bringing team members together for a virtual meeting? Are you looking for ways to transform this experience into an organized, productive platform for all participants? WD Communications understands this challenge and provides tools for ensuring successful virtual connections that support a professional company brand. Virtual meetings offer a convenient […]
We partner with the world’s most respected organizations to develop the personal, professional, and technical communication skills of their people.
For almost 35 years, we’ve changed lives. Our clients range from non-profits and small family firms to the Fortune 50.
Why consider executive presence? Executive presence training and coaching is fast becoming one of the most popular requests from our Learning and Development clients. Does this mean volumes of executives are entering their roles lacking the emotional intelligence and presentation savvy for the next level of leadership? Not exactly. What is interesting though, is that […]
Resetting basic writing skills and good habits can bridge the consistency gap between technical writers and reviewers. Literally. During WD Communications’ writing seminars, we work with writers and reviewers focused on the gamut of technical documents. From clinical study and investigation reports to safety protocols, from users’ guides to regulatory responses and data-heavy emails — […]
How much time do you spend writing Field Coaching Reports? More importantly, how much time do you think your employees spend reading them? On average, medical sales representatives spend just under three minutes per document reading coaching reports from their managers. Based on a survey with over 300 pharmaceutical and medical device representatives across multiple […]
Participation, meeting features, and human connections are the keys to turning boring, wasted time in virtual spaces into productive, successful experiences. Use the tips below to make professional impressions as a virtual meeting facilitator or attendee. Proactive Participation Distribute agendas and materials for pre-meeting reading (we recommend one-two days prior—not a week!) This approach saves […]
Our CEO, Mike Mannon, was quoted in this useful article from Business News Daily on employee self-assessment. http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/5379-writing-self-assessment.html
Can you believe we’ll soon be heading into year-end reviews and 2017 goal-setting? Many of you will be supporting employees and leaders who struggle with both performance assessment and development discussions. As we hear in this brief video, WD Communications helps your talent think about, talk about, and write about performance in a clear, practical […]
Documenting investigations requires technical and interpersonal communication skill sets. Do employees receive sufficient training in both areas? WD Communications delivers writing courses to employees who document investigations in lab and manufacturing environments. During these courses and individual coaching sessions, these employees share challenges and frustrations about different aspects of their incredibly complex job. Lately, we […]
Most of us have left interactions with others wishing we had said, done, or written something differently. The side effects of communication regret tend to linger, even fester. We know that we don’t always bring the best version of ourselves to these moments. None of this feels good. Do YOU suffer from communication regret? Symptoms […]