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Will you IMPACT?

This is a blog about IMPACT. It’s my place to strive to have an IMPACT on those who cross my path. May you be inspired to reach out and have an IMPACT too.

“Every word. Every gesture. Every expression. Every silence. In every communication, we have a chance to have an IMPACT.” ~Connie Benoit Sirois

Communicate Your Thankfulness

Communicate Your Thankfulness! (Audio run time, under 4 minutes) This year has been one of transition for me and, because of me, for my family. In January, I early-retired from my university teaching position to pursue communication consulting. I had big plans and...

Let Me Just Call a Spade a Spade

Way too much of the stuff that comes flying out of our mouths is evil. Way too much of the stuff that came flying out of my mouth for many years was evil. You may be saying, “WOW, Connie. That’s a bit over-generalized. Don’t you think?” Ummm. … (pause while I consider...

Do You Offer Business Grace?

Hard Times So writing this post proved particularly hard for me this week. I started and stopped, deleted and typed, edited and rewrote. I’ve deleted so much of this particular blog post that I wondered at one point if I was going to be able to get it finished in time...

Why Learning Isn’t Enough

Here’s what I’ve learned... Learning is not enough! You probably remember learning about sports in high school PE class. Even if you were an avid player of some sports, you likely had to play one in PE class that you hadn’t been introduced to formally before. You...

Why the Heck Aren’t You Listening?

LISTENING We are pretty horrible listeners. We don’t have to dig far in the research or ask too many people about other people’s listening to prove that opening statement to be true. And if I had started off by saying this like most people say it to me, then I’d have...

Are You Stuck with Your Story?

People tell stories Part of the way that we communicate with one another is through stories. I don’t always like the “stories” told about me, especially the ones that focus on mistakes and shortfalls, habits and personality traits, sins and omissions. I’ve had my...

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Connie Benoit Sirois

Connie Benoit Sirois

Consultant | Writer | Speaker

We are called to love others as ourselves. Our communication gives us continual opportunities to do this. We should never miss a chance to honor others. I’d love for you to read about my mission.

Connie Benoit Sirois


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