You’re not influencing your clients anymore.
You’ve lost your communication mojo.
Your listeners are multitasking a lot as you talk.
You have to explain your humor.
You’re bored with your own spiel.
Read past blogs to remind yourself of great speech habits, AKA communication best Read more [...]
Confession – I’m a sucker for this reality show about a boss who goes undercover as an entry-level employee to discover the good, bad and ugly in her organization.
At the conclusion of this feel-good one-hour program, the boss reconvenes with the unsuspecting selected employees and rewards them Read more [...]
Advantages and disadvantages of PowerPoint are ---
Keeps you, the speaker, focused.
Allows your audience to hear you and see what you are talking about.
When PowerPoint is used well (which rarely happens) your speech will be enhanced.
Turning down the Read more [...]
Let’s study the very first United States political debate. 1960. Kennedy vs. Nixon.
Kennedy arrives in Chicago rested and tanned. Nixon shuffles in with 102-degree temperature and nursing a knee infection having caused him to lose weight and look gaunt.
Each are asked if they want any Read more [...]
Let’s face it – you get bored pretty easily.
You can’t even stand by an elevator without checking your smart phone.
How do you avoid audience boredom? Note: Audience = Board of Directors or Prospect or Decision Maker(s) or Team or Colleague.
So, how do you engage – and keep engaging Read more [...]