No matter how well crafted a speech or any other type of message may be, and no matter how good you may be at handling speaking jitters, effective presentation skills are absolutely key to gaining and retaining the eager attention of the person or people to whom you are speaking. This advice … [Read more...] about Effective Presentation Skills for Fun and Profit
Walking into a room filled with strangers and near-strangers, and expecting oneself to carry on effective business building conversations, is not most people's idea of a fun time. And yet that type of business networking is precisely what business people often need to do in order to meet those … [Read more...] about Network with Ease Using These 3 Business Networking Tips
One of the things that is so exhilarating about life is that there is always something interesting and intriguing to learn. And since I am under absolutely no illusion that I am the source of all knowledge and wisdom, I am always on the look-out for something valuable to share with you. For … [Read more...] about Are You Hiding Instead of Serving?
Some lucky people wake up in the morning and jump right out of bed bright-eyed and bushy-tailed (so to speak). I am not one of those people! Therefore, waking up my brain to optimal functioning has become just as an important part of my morning practice as gently waking up my body to the … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Brain in Gear to Start Your Day Right
True Confession: I am not a morning person. The fact is that I prefer to creep into the day slowly. One of the hardest adjustments I had to make to married life is that my husband Saul sets his clock radio to wake up, not to music, or even to an alarm, but to Morning Edition on National Public … [Read more...] about Does Your Morning Get Your Day off to a Good Start?
If you are like me, you don't like being bossed around. It's no fun being told what to do, especially if it is something that you don't want to do. And the odd thing is, if someone asks us nicely to do the exact same thing that someone else ordered us to do, we feel much more inclined to … [Read more...] about Do You Like Being Bossed Around?