presentations, presentation skills, powerpoint presentations. slideshow presentations

Do I Have Too Many Slides?

  This common question sounds like “How much money will I need for retirement?” It’s not uncommon for presenters to walk into a...

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leadership, Communications speaker

Why Doing What You Say Matters

(This article originally appeared here on Forbes on May 19, 2018.) When it comes to commitments, there are two kinds of people in the marketplace:...

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communication expert,leadership communication, business communication, management communication

12 Communication Habits to Be a Better Boss

Nobody intends to be a bad boss. Managers aspire to earn the respect of their team, engage their people in the mission, and win their loyalty...

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communication, c-suite communication, executive communication, leadership communication

5 Ways to Gain Credibility With Executive Leaders

(This article first appeared on Forbes here.) Few things are more frustrating than identifying a problem, developing a viable solution, hearing...

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job applicants, interviewing, hiring, warning signs

8 Signs You’re About to Hire the Wrong Job Applicant

Piles of résumés represent time to wade through job applicants, trying to match a position with a person’s expertise and skills. It would be...

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cold calling, phone prospects

Why Prospects Don’t Answer Their Phone—and How to Change Things

  Answering your phone can be a dicey experience these days. Having some off-beat, unhelpful caller waste your time—or worse, insult...

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