From business to business, workplace to workplace, Small Business Owner to Small Business Owner, they all had the same nagging problem. Effective communication. The reasons for your communication problems are many but there’s one reason that I
For a long time in my life, I was completely unaware that there was any other way to behave except passive or aggressive. Assertiveness skills were not part of my vocabulary or my life. Strange…I know.
I’m just asking…what would you do if you had to introduce a speaker, let’s say at your big Product Launch or your next PTA Special Meeting? Or introduce your boss at an event? I’m asking because we all
The vote of thanks…why can’t you just get it right? Recently I went to a function and I was really impressed by the speeches. Well…almost. The introduction was extremely well-delivered and presented the guest speaker
Has this ever happened to you? You’re at an event minding your own business. Okay…maybe minding a few other people’s business as well. The last thing on your mind is a speech…far less, an impromptu
“Build your confidence before you speak, girlfriend!” I warned quietly. “Go from around me with your public speaking BS!” Julia replied testily. “Just because you think you know “nuff” bout public speaking, you always on people’s case!
At my recently held successful workshop “Public Speaking for Everyday Business People” when we were discussing fears around public speaking, one participant emphatically replied “how to handle questions effectively!” Many others agree and I totally get that.
You can’t believe you did it! Because of your networking skills, you got your small business on the very short list of companies to pitch their services to a very big business. You now have to bring
When my participants, especially employees, engage in training…I mean fully engage, I am over the moon! Not only because I love training, but also because I know when participants engage in training, they learn more, remember more and implement
It is an undeniable fact that people do business with people they know, like and trust. Have you ever wondered, if you could only choose 1 of the 3, which would it be? Well, I have. And