I often liken effective communication and public speaking to a 3-legged stool. You need all 3 legs on a 3-legged stool, or it will fall over. In my view, the 3 legs of effective communication are: WHAT - What is your message? HOW - How are you presenting it? ALLOW - Are you getting … [Read more...] about The Most Crucial Element of Effective Public Speaking
When it comes to effective public speaking, grammar is important, yet I sometimes hear even the most accomplished presenters pause a little uncertainly before coming out with one of the three pronouns me, myself, or I. Unfortunately, it's often the wrong one. Could that person sometimes … [Read more...] about Do You Stumble over Me, Myself, or I When You Speak?
Do you sometimes suffer from public speaking anxiety? Are you ever anxious when you have to speak in public? Do you sometimes experience a dry mouth, shaking hands, or some other uncomfortable sensation? It is perfectly natural to feel somewhat nervous before giving a speech, picking up … [Read more...] about Tips for Handling Last Minute Speaking Nerves
How would you rate your networking communication skills? Do you enjoy connecting with other people at these types of events, or are you one of those folks for whom networking events are pain and torture? Do you sometimes feel uncomfortable, even sleazy when conversing with other people at what … [Read more...] about 2 X 3 Top Networking Communication Tips
You may not consider that leaving a voicemail message is an important form of business communication, but it really is. Think about it for a minute. You are communicating a message to someone else with the goal of getting a particular result, most often a return phone call. Do you ever … [Read more...] about Do Your Voicemail Messages Get the Results You Want?
That's what I'm doing on the following Wednesdays: January 10, 17. 24, and 31; February 7 and 14; and March 7. Tune in to the show at 10:30 am ET / 7:30 am PT at the following URL: http://www.allbusinessmediafm.com/studio1 You can ask me your question live, in real time. If you don't get … [Read more...] about Living Life Dangerously on Live Call-in Radio