Speaking

Stop rambling

October 1, 2014
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Be memorable from the first moment

October 1, 2014
Grab your audience’s attention in the first seconds of your speech.  Communications consultant Ben Decker suggests choosing from among these SHARP techniques:

Remove decision blind spots

October 1, 2014
Gather a group of smart people in a room and they can still miss important aspects of an idea, its flaws or benefits. Overcome those blind spots with these practices:

Networking made easy

October 1, 2014
Some simple tips will make you a better networker:

Read ’em & reap: Pitch Perfect

September 1, 2014
Media guru and Emmy Award-winning correspondent Bill McGowan teaches you how to get your message across and get what you want with pitch-perfect communication.

Prepare the room for a speech

September 1, 2014
Feel confident and prepared by getting the room ready before a speech. Check these items before a presentation:

Hold professional conference calls

September 1, 2014
Maintain professionalism on conference calls by using these tips.

Master the art of upselling

September 1, 2014
When it comes to upselling, salespeople often don’t make the offer, come across as too pushy or fail to convince the consumer. Upsell effectively like this:

Slow your speech

September 1, 2014
If you speak too quickly, your audience members won’t be able to follow you. Slow down by implementing these ideas:

Speak effectively in meetings

September 1, 2014
Even though meetings are often informal, they offer you an opportunity to showcase your speaking ability. Don’t miss the chance to shine in front of your boss, teammates and other important people.