Speaking and Presenting Techniques

Are You Telling a Story––or an Anecdote?

No, it’s not just you. You’re not just imagining that half the blogs and books you’ve read in the last few years have urged you to learn to...

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Tips for Executive Presentations

5 Tips for Executives Who Become Public Speakers

Many professional speakers have a talk in search of an audience and then wonder why their listeners don’t find what they say relevant! The...

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Thinking like a Demanding Boss

Confessions of a Demanding Boss: How to Manage Them

I don’t yell, rant, curse, pitch fits, or get in your face when things go wrong.  But as the owner of a training company, I probably would have...

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Hiring and Keeping Workers

6 Steps to Hire and Keep Top Leaders on Your Team

No one doubts the impact of great leaders to an organization’s overall success. The challenge seems to be finding them, growing them, cloning them,...

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Clear Marketing Communication

Communicating Your Marketing Message: Clear Or Clever?

Several months ago, someone asked a group of colleagues how best to get a proposal accepted to present at an industry conference. One committee...

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Presentation Skills Expert

Out of Time in a Business or Sales Presentation? Do’s & Don’ts

It happens to the best of keynoters, business presenters, and sales professionals. No matter their experience or how often they’ve rehearsed, the...

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