One of the most important commandments in the Hebrew Bible (which I would surmise is also included in other holy books) is the commandment to comfort the mourner. Perhaps it is given so much importance in my own Jewish tradition because it is something that is so difficult to do. What can you … [Read more...] about When You Don’t Know What to Say at a Time of Loss
Want to know how important public speaking skills are in the business world? A 22 year old young man by the name of Michael Hood had the honor of being Warren Buffett's escort for the day when Mr. Buffett was in Toronto for the Canadian Hall of Fame … [Read more...] about Want to Know Warren Buffett’s #1 Tip for Entrepreneurs?
When it comes to public speaking, there are all kinds of introductions: Introducing yourself when meeting someone new; Introducing yourself to people at networking and business events; and Introductions given before you give a speech or presentation. Depending upon how often you give … [Read more...] about 3 Tips for Creating a Great Introduction
Communicating with other people can be somewhat challenging at times. So what do you do when someone catches you flat footed and starts aiming an angry tirade at you? Do you get defensive and start yelling back, which only raises the temperature of the (so-called) conversation … [Read more...] about Tips for Handling an Angry Person
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
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