Daneen Skube Ph.D. is director of Interpersonal Edge, ( www.interpersonaledge.com ), a firm that gives companies and individuals the interpersonal advantage at work. Skube has been writing her column "Working Connections" for The Seattle Times since 1994. It is syndicated as "Interpersonal Edge" by Tribune Media Services.
People suffer needlessly because they don't have the communication tools to solve conflicts, generate influence, hear hidden agendas, build professional alliances and promote themselves within the workplace. Interpersonal Edge teaches readers how to thrive in the most difficult part of work: dealing with other people. Skube's advice blends a counselor's insight and a management consultant's pragmatism to give readers the help they need to get ahead. Skube's book, "Interpersonal Edge: Breakthrough Tools for Talking to Anyone, Anywhere, About Anything," offers the strategies and secrets behind her popular column's effectiveness.
Skube gives organizations and private clients an edge in an increasingly competitive business world through organizational workshops for Fortune 500 companies, government, health care, accounting, consulting, legal firms, family businesses and manufacturing facilities. She coaches boards, CEOs and management teams. She's also FOX Channel 13's "Workplace Guru" giving workplace advice to viewers every Monday morning. Skube has spoken extensively about workplace communication at conferences in the United States, Europe and Canada. She appears on television and radio as a subject expert in the area of workplace communication. She's also a member of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
Skube has worked in the field of workplace communication, executive coaching, and counseling for more than 27 years. She has a B.A. with an emphasis in psychology and nonverbal communication from Evergreen State College. Her M.A. is in organizational development and her Ph.D. is in human development both from The Fielding Institute in Santa Barbara, Calif.