Communicate in the workplace ... 

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MARION GROBB FINKELSTEIN QUOTATIONS

The following are excerpts from Marion Grobb Finkelstein's speeches, presentations and written materials. You are absolutely welcome to incorporate these quotations into articles, presentations, speeches, websites or written documents of your own, provided you give complete credit to the author -- Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst. Enjoy!


ABOUT COMMUNICATION:

"If you think everyone should communicate better, start with yourself" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com) 

"Better communication, better business, better life" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"You can be friendly without befriending" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"You have a message that someone needs to hear" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Don't say no -- give options" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"The hallmark of a great communicator is saying what you think and having the receiver feel better for having heard it" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"We all have the ability to touch each other's lives" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Words can hurt or heal -- the choice is yours" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Be careful about using sharp words ... you might have to swallow them" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"People can't read your mind, they can only read your actions" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"We communicate what we value by how we spend our resources" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Raising your profile in the workplace is up to you" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Easy to critique, tough to create" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"How you think and what you believe affects how you behave" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Silence is not always golden" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Specialist www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Talking too much means you're listening too little" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)


OPPORTUNITY:

"If you don't like your life, change it" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Create your life by design instead of by default" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Don't say 'no' until you know what you're saying no to" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"We create our own realities". (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"It's funny how 'lucky' people always seem to work so hard" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"If a door closes, bust through a window" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Adversity is our chance to prove what we're made out of" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"If we don't learn, life keeps sending us the lessons" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Complaints are free marketing research" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"If you don't like your life, you have the power to change it" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Think about how much we all could accomplish if we realized our strengths in time enough to use them" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)


SUCCESS:

"Receiving a 'no' is one more step to getting the 'yes'." (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"You will not receive forgiveness without first taking responsibility." (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Losers say they can't. Winners say they haven't learned how yet." (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Be comfortable being uncomfortable." (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"People may challenge your expertise -- they can never challenge your experiences." (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Money is only good for what money can do." (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"The only person who defines your success or failure is you." (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)


CHALLENGES:

"Falling down is OK when you have someone to help you land softly" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Growing old is only sad when hope is replaced with regret" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"If your glass in only half full, change the glass" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"No one makes you feel anything -- only YOU decide how you feel". (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Letting go of difficult situations and feelings leaves room for positive ones". (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Get the message out of the mess" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"People aren't the problem -- process is." (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Life doesn't always give us what we want -- it always gives us what we need". (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Listen to the universe while it whispers before it has to shout". (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Life is what you make of it ... so make it fun!" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Growing old is only a problem if you feel like you've missed out on something" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"Nothing in life is permanent" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)

"If there's a void in your life, actively fill it with something positive that you positively want" (Marion Grobb Finkelstein, Communication Catalyst www.MarionSpeaks.com)