Public Speaking Tips

Presentation Training: How to Walk with Confidence

Presentation Training: Walk with Confidence When I conduct presentation training, people often struggle with movement. They’ll pace the room or create a distracting figure eight pattern. If you like to walk while presenting, there is a simple process you can follow to walk with confidence, create a strong connection with your audience and ultimately increase …

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Five Tips to Improve Listening Skills

Techniques to Improve Listening Skills   Effective communication requires both speaking and listening. While most people have the speaking part down; few have mastered the art of listening.   Even if you think you’re an expert listener, consider these alarming research findings:   On average, viewers who watch and listen to the evening news can …

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Improve Your Business Communication Skills: Respond to Challenging Problems

Improve Your Business Communication Skills: Respond to Challenging Problems   We’ve all been caught off guard with tough questions or problems that require an immediate solution. If you’re like many of the people that I talk to,  you lack the business communication skills required to offer solutions on the fly, particularly in a delicate situation. …

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How to Not Be Nervous for a Presentation

Afraid of Public Speaking? Learn to Control Your Fear   I’m often asked how to not be nervous for a presentation. It’s one of the biggest issues I hear about from clients. They are simply afraid to give a presentation. Standing up in front of a group makes their heart pound, hands sweat and knees …

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