Uncategorized

The Dos and Don’ts for Presenting Like a Pro

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin No matter your skill level or professional background, crafting a solid presentation is a must for persuading your audience to listen. Your PowerPoint slides should never be the focal point of your pitch. You and your communication skills should be center stage …

The Dos and Don’ts for Presenting Like a Pro Read More »

How To Get Your Audience to Listen

“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway Sound is very powerful. It can increase sales, customer satisfaction, brand value, and much more. By understanding how sound affects us physiologically, emotionally, cognitively, and behaviorally, we can better understand how leveraging it correctly can hook our audiences. Whether you’re having a one-on-one …

How To Get Your Audience to Listen Read More »

How to Engage Your Audience When You Present

How to Engage Your Audience When You Present “Leadership is an action, not a position.” – Donald McGannon In the modern age of technology, it’s no secret that we’re constantly overstimulated. We live in a world full of constant distraction and accessibility where a single notification can hijack our attention in an instant. If you’re …

How to Engage Your Audience When You Present Read More »

The Secret to Mastering PowerPoint Presentations

“Storytelling offers the opportunity to talk with your audience, not at them.” – Laura Holloway We’ve all been hit by that moment right before a presentation where we start second-guessing ourselves. Are we as prepared as we think we are? Will we choose the right words? And the hardest one of all–how do other people …

The Secret to Mastering PowerPoint Presentations Read More »

How to Have Conversations That Matter

How to Have Conversations That Matter “One good conversation can shift the direction of change forever.” – Linda Lambert Speaking without being deliberate can prove disastrous for your next company presentation. It can even have your listeners wondering, “What the heck are we talking about?” no matter how thorough you think your communication is. Conversations …

How to Have Conversations That Matter Read More »

How to Use Body Language to Stand Out

“Your body communicates as well as your mouth. Don’t contradict yourself.” – Allen Ruddock Body language, tone of voice, and facial expressions are critical tools that help paint the full picture of your business presentation’s core message. In fact, they can be equally if not more impactful as words themselves. Founder and CEO of Body …

How to Use Body Language to Stand Out Read More »

The ABCs of Inclusive Listening

“Inclusion is not bringing people into what already exists; it is making a new space, a better space, for everyone.” – George Dei A progressive dialogue is critical for developing more inclusive leadership. By engaging and elevating the voices and experiences of those that are less heard, the morale and well-being of your employees can …

The ABCs of Inclusive Listening Read More »

The Secret Sauce to Inspirational Communication

“The success of your presentation will be judged not by the knowledge you send but by what the listener receives.” – Lilly Walters Being an inspirational speaker isn’t easy. It takes immense patience, practice, and persistence. But once you’ve uncovered the secret sauce to inspirational communication, your audiences will remember your words long after they …

The Secret Sauce to Inspirational Communication Read More »

Scroll to Top