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Grammar Slammer Grammar Slammer

Punctuation, usage, spelling ... the Grammar Slammer is keeping an eye on the way we use (and misuse!) the written word.

Communications Library Communications
Library

Keep on top of vital issues and improve your interactions with subordinates with a wide range of printable training guides.

Presentation Station Presentation Station

Tomorrow's the biggest presentation of your life, and you're still not quite feeling it. Here's a library of nuts and bolts assistance.

Multimedia Training Multimedia Training

A wide selection of video and audio recordings on communications issues is here to train you and your staff, whether you have only five minutes to spare or 75.

Sound Bites

Sound Bites: October ’18

When prepping for a speech, never try to memorize the whole thing. Trying to do so is not only daunting, but you will likely soon draw a blank while presenting. What you should memorize solidly is your opening. Your head will be up, your eyes will be on your listeners, and your confidence will get a big boost right off the bat.

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Features

Communicator of the Month

Communicator of the Month

A ‘lame’ excuse presents a big opportunity

Check out this real text exchange a boss had with his employee, Jenn.

What to Say When...

What to Say When...

… You’re drawn into a political topic

Here are some tips on how you can handle it, from Stacey Engle, EVP of sales and marketing at Fierce Conversations.

Social Studies

Social Studies

Avoid Twitter backlash

Everyone from celebrities to public officials has faced some serious heat for comments they made on Twitter. Regularly police your own account to avoid any fallout. Follow this advice.

Your Office Coach

Your Office Coach

Are you really worth the money you think you are?

Q: “Even though I am a top performer, my pay is low based on market comparisons. To be smart about my career, I believe that I should refuse to accept this mediocre salary. If I’m offered a standard 5% raise, how do I say, ‘Thanks, but I’m worth more than that. What can you do to bring my pay up to market level?’” Underpaid