Stories make your message stick whether you’re talking to your Board of Directors, inspiring your team, or chatting with your family.
Recently I used this story-telling formula in a webinar for my National Speakers Association. This equation resonated as their best take-away, so I’m sharing it Read more [...]
You are the CEO of your business, whether you are the business owner or you’re part of the executive team, or you’re a solopreneur.
Your financial capital will increase if you have high relationship capital.
Q: What is relationship capital?
A: The intangible capital that can be an asset Read more [...]
You fear screwing up when you get up to speak. Take heart. At least you’re not Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty, Jimmy Kimmel, PricewaterhouseCoopers, or the La La Land producers after the WRONG movie is announced as Best Picture.
Do accept these 5 communication lessons from this zany Oscars’ production Read more [...]
Don’t eat this candy. Pretty disgusting stuff. But learn from this candy. Rather than gain weight, you can gain three powerful communication strategies from the messaging on these sugary hearts.
CANDY HEART COMMUNICATION STRATEGY #1: Keep it short.
Be as concise as you can when you speak. Read more [...]
Hard to recall your second kiss, your third car, or your fourth trip.
But you DO remember your first … kiss, car, fill in the blank.
That’s because it happened first!
To give a compelling presentation – have a killer opening.
Do NOT begin with, “Good morning. My name is Karen Cortell Read more [...]