Posts Tagged ‘ public speaking ’

Are people retaining the message you’re communicating?

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October 9, 2017
Are people retaining the message you’re communicating?

Tweet In today’s face-paced, complex business environment, it’s more important than ever to communicate effectively.  Who do you consider to be the most successful in business?  The people that come to mind most likely approach their work with enthusiasm; communicate with confidence; and both inspire—and empower others around them to succeed.  Lacking any of...
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Science Says—Five Ways to Prepare for Public Speaking

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December 4, 2015
Science Says—Five Ways to Prepare for Public Speaking

Tweet Public speaking is the #1 fear in America according to the Wall Street Journal.  If you have an upcoming public speaking opportunity, follow these five tips to thwart anxiety and instead, deliver a speech your audience won’t forget—and one you’ll be proud to have given.  Practice until you’re comfortable in front of a...
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5 Tips for Remembering Someone’s Name

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July 12, 2014
5 Tips for Remembering Someone’s Name

Tweet Forgetting someone’s name can lead to a huge embarrassment when you are in a professional situation. And if you do this, the other person may wonder if they are really more than just a number or part of your profit margin. To prevent you from having an awkward situation with an employee, customer...
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5 Strategies for Excellent Presentations

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June 28, 2014
5 Strategies for Excellent Presentations

Tweet Meetings, seminars, quarterly report presentations, and on-site trainings are among the times leadership must step up to the mike and present information. It is often a stressful time for many leaders and managers here in Alabama. Public speaking ranks high in the anxiety department for everyone. Even the most polished presenters are a...
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5 Ingredients for Effective Presentations

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April 5, 2014
5 Ingredients for Effective Presentations

Tweet Presentations move businesses and careers in positive directions. They are an important aspect of leadership communication here in Alabama and across the country. The essential skills of informal and formal public speaking are necessary in the boardroom and on the shop floor. Clients, suppliers, general audiences, colleagues and teams offer an array of...
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How to Create Effective Verbal and Visual Communications

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March 22, 2014
How to Create Effective Verbal and Visual Communications

Tweet Human beings see things differently. Some may gain wisdom or knowledge through verbal means, while others learn more successfully through visual means. However, when someone is communicating an idea or a project with others, their success rate will soar if they employ both the verbal and the visuals when leading meetings and making...
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Five Tips for Effective Communication

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February 22, 2014
Five Tips for Effective Communication

Tweet You communicate everyday, all day, with people. Sometimes they are the people in your workplace, sometimes they are your readers, your fans, your friends, your family, strangers and even sometimes people you can’t stand. All the same you need to be able to have effective communication with each and every one of these...
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Effective Presentation Skills and Public Speaking Tips

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February 9, 2014
Effective Presentation Skills and Public Speaking Tips

Tweet Almost everyone who’s in the business world will—at one time or another—have to spend time preparing presentations. Presentation skills go hand in hand with public speaking, and both are invaluable skills to have and to nurture throughout one’s career. And while most people are aware that public speaking is the number one fear for...
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Tips for Presenting a Strong Leadership Image

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July 4, 2013
Tips for Presenting a Strong Leadership Image

Tweet For some, being a strong leader is a natural gift. For others, leadership is a quality built up over time, constructed and refined and practiced until it gains effectiveness. Of course, the first thing someone notices about us is our appearance and behavior. They see how we dress, hear how we speak, notice...
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Public Speaking is Nothing to Fear!

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May 19, 2013
Public Speaking is Nothing to Fear!

Tweet The mere mention of the words “public speaking” makes many people nervous. They dread the idea of standing up in front of an audience and giving a talk. But the fact remains that most of us will have to speak in public at some point in our careers. Speaking in public doesn’t have...
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