April 10, 2017: Article in Smart Brief on 12 Suggestions for Talking about Political Topics
March 8, 2017: Article in Smart Brief on How to Deliver Bad News to Your Boss.
February 27, 2017: Interviewed by Alise Cortez of Working on Purpose on Is Fake Talk Holding Back Your Success and Depriving You of the Results You Really Want.
February 19, 2017: Article in People Development Network on "How Emotionally Intelligent Are You Really?"
December 1, 2016: Article in Personal Excellence by HR.com on "Will You Pay it Forward? 7 Tips for Making a Difference."
November 18, 2016: Interview with Stephanie Erickson on Caregivers' Circle, "How Real Conversations Lead to Real Relationships"
August 18, 2016: Article in Smart Brief on Leadership on Nine Thins to Avoid When Starting Conversations
July 16, 2016: Article in People Development Magazine on "Do You Let Your Feelings Get the Best of You?"
July 7, 2016: Article in People Development Magazine on "Managing the Emotions of Others is a Skill"
June 13, 2016: Article in Personal Excellence Essentials on "Are Your People on Board?"
May 11, 2016: Article in Entrepreneur Magazine on "Answering these 5 Questions Will Change Your Life"
April 6, 2016: Article in Careers in Government on "9 Strategies for Increasing Your Listening Power"
April 5, 2016: Article in Smart Blog on Leadership on "Do you foster a culture of encouragement?"
March 30, 2016: Article in Business Insider on "6 Ways to Get a Shy Person to Open to You in 5 Minutes or Less"
March 23, 2016: Article in LeadChange on "7 Tips for Improving the Quaility of Your Feedback"
February 1, 2016: Article in Entrepreneur Magazine on "Become a Fantastic Listener with These 9 Techniques"
December 28, 2015: Article in Business Insider on "6 Ways to Get a Shy Person to Open to You in 5 Minutes or Less"
November 6, 2015: Article in Entrepreneur Magazine on "Looking for the Right Mentor? Ask Yourself these 8 Questions."
August 17, 2015: Article in The Digital Universe entitled "Education Week: Talking is Easy, Conversations are Hard."
May 8, 2015: Article in Training Magazine entitled "Six Tips for Making Difficult Conversations Easier."
April 10, 2015: Article in Personal Excellence Magazine on "Do Words Really Matter? Six Questions to Imrpove the Power of your Message
April 6, 2015: Article in Entrepreneur Magazine on "Do Your People Give You What You Want Every Time?"
February 9. 2015: Article in Personal Excellence Magazine on "Can You Manage the Emotions of Others? 10 Tips for Defusing Defensiveness"
January 14, 2015: Book review by Jane Anderson on Overcoming Fake Talk
January 9, 2015: Article in Personal Excellence Magazine on "Ask--Don't Ask to Tell: Frame positive questions for a desirable result"
December 1, 2014: Article in Personal Excellence Magazine on "Improve Your Listening Skills: Eight Suggestions"
November 28, 2014: Podcast with Lisa B. Marshall, author of Smart Talk, on Overcoming Fake Talk
November 21, 2014: Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, "Does Your Staff Dislike You?"
November 13, 2014: Featured in Careers in Government, "Positive Questions: Create an Atmosphere of Trust"
November 11, 2014: Featured in SmartBlog on Leadership, "What People Wished Their Leaders Knew."
November 10, 2014: Article in Personal Excellence, "Do They Really Want the Truth? Sharing Your Views with the Leader."
November 2, 2014: Featured in the eMILE People Development Magazine: "How to Increade Your Emotional Intelligence."
October 16, 2014: Podcast with Shawn Murphy on Work That Matters: How to Overcome Fake Talk
October 15, 2014: Guest Blogger on Soundview Pro on "Do You Really Want to Take the Plunge (Tell the Truth?)"
October 14, 2014: Quoted in article in Vail Daily by Dawn Klingensmith on "Say It, Don't Slay It: Why Using the Right Words at Work Matters
October 2014: Article in Personal Excellence, "Discussing the Undiscussables: Should you tell the truth?"
September 29, 2014: Article in The CEO Magazine, "Why Relationships should Matter to CEOs and Other Leaders."
September 17, 2014: Article in Careers in Government, "Leaders: Do They Sabotage the Accountability of Their People?"
September 17, 2014: Article in Switch & Shift, "How to Cut Through Fake Talk to Increase Employee Engagement"
September 16, 2014: Article in HR.com on "The Virtue Called Compassion: How to Improve your Capacity for Compassion
September 12, 2014: Interview with Erika Rawes at Wall Street Cheat Street on "3 Reasons You Are Stressed out at Work, and How to Handle It"
September 10, 2014: Guest blogger for Mark Carrington - Cycle Tourist on "Dealing with a Closed Mind"
September 10, 2014: Interview on Mountain Morning Show in Park City
September 10, 2014: Interview with Dan Rockwell of Leadership Freak on "Get R.E.A.L."
September 9, 2014: Interview with Tal Shnall of Lead with Giants Part Two
September 9, 2014: Interview with Tal Shnall of Lead with Giants Part One
September 9, 2014: Interview with Kurt Mortensen on "Maximize Your Influence"
September 9, 2014: Interview with Dan Rockwell of Leadership Freak on a "A Simple Strategy to Re-energize Others"
September 9, 2014: Guest post on Chantal Bechervaise
September 9, 2014: Guest post on Martina McGowan.com
September 8, 2014: Article in Chief Learning Officer on "Talk Isn't Cheap: Connecting with Communicators"
September 8, 2014: Guest post on Lead with Giants
September 8, 2014: Interviewed by Kimunya Mugo of Lead by Choice on "Eight Strategies for Creating Rapport"
September 8, 2014: Guest post on Insite Skill
September 8, 2014: Guest post on Non Profit Insurance Blog on "Learning to Reverse Spiraling Conversations"
August 5, 2014: Featured in Entrepreneur on "How Leaders Can Cut the BS at Work and Address Real Issues"
August 1, 2014: Featured in SmartBlog on Leadership, 4 Leadership Tips That Will Make People Adore You
July 14, 2014: Featured in Fast Company.com by Gwen Moran
July 13, 2014: Book review: Blogger Chris Lewis of Dad of Divas recommends Overcoming Fake Talk for leaders.
June 24, 2014: Podcast: The Alarming Truth About Fake Talk and Low Productivity on Manager Mojo
April 1, 2014: Book review: 'Overcoming Fake Talk' can help improve relationships by Karen Schwarze of the Deseret News
February 6, 2014: Local Boy Makes Good: Newspaper in John Stoker's hometown of Redlands, California, the Redlands Daily Facts, reports on Overcoming Fake Talk.
January 30, 2014: Interview with Rodger Dean Duncan on Forbes.com: Overcoming Fake Talk: Put Your Best Voice Forward.
January 24, 2014: Interviewed by Karin Hurt of Let's Grow Leaders on Getting Past Fake Talk at Work. Read the article here.
December 24, 2013: Interviewed on Fresh Living about Overcoming Fake Talk
September 25, 2013: Guest Blogger on Thought Leaders, LLC on How to Better Deal with Angry People
September 1, 2013: Overcoming Fake Talk book review by Howard Recruitment Search and Selection
August 28, 2013: Featured in Business News Daily Expert Voices
August 8, 2013: Interviewed on the Engaging Leader podcast series by Jesse Lahey of Aspendale Communications
July 13, 2013: Contributor Dan Schawbel interviews John Stoker in an extensive and insightful article on Forbes.com.
July 8, 2013: Blogger SlowMoneyFarm recommends Overcoming Fake Talk in her blog recommending summer reading choices. (We are pleasantly surprised at who is reading the book!)
July, 2013: An article by John Stoker entitled "Accountability: Do Leaders Sabotage it?" appears in the July 2013 issue of the publication Leadership Excellence. Read the article here.
July, 2013: An article by John Stoker entitled "Resolving Conflict: Made This Quick and Easy" appears in the July 2013 issue of the publication Personal Excellence. Read the article here.
June 2013: Interview with Michelle McCullough on Make It Happen Live Radio
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