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
Do you experience fear of public speaking? Most people think of public speaking as having to give a speech. I have a different and much broader definition. According to my definition, public speaking is any time you talk to someone other than yourself. Think about it! Would you rather … [Read more...] about What Type of Public Speaking Do You Avoid?
Have you ever sat through a speech that was so boring that you either fell asleep, or spent the time catching up on your email? Would you like to know how to avoid doing the same painful thing to the people who are listening to you? An obvious requirement is to create an interesting … [Read more...] about Take Your Voice from Dull to Dazzling