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Executive Communication Skills: Tech Habits

Matt Eventoff

What is avoidable is lack of communication around those. Public Speaking & Presentation Skills Uncategorized ipad work iphone work making technology work mobile at work mobile etiquette phone etiquette remote office remote work smartphone work technology at work technology in work wireless workplace work emailIt matters.

Clear Communication: A Must-Have Job Skill in 2013

Manner of Speaking

I just came across a recent article by Ruth Mantell in the Wall Street Journal entitled  Must-Have Job Skills in 2013. Paul says. staffing firm.

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What employers really want: Communication skills

Speak Schmeak

More recently, the National Association of Colleges and Employers 2011 report ranked verbal communication as the #1 most desirable employability skill.

Listening: A Core Communication Skill

DeFinis Communications

On the other end of the spectrum, another client tends not to show any listening skills at all. What constitutes “good” listening skills?

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Professors and Public Speaking/Presentation Skills

Matt Eventoff

In a university setting, public speaking and presentation skills are just as crucial for faculty and professors as these skills are for students.  The presentation was entitled Know Your ABC’s, and you will be reading more about it in the coming months. 

Improving Communication is Key to Closing Millennials’ Workplace Skills Gap

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Despite being highly educated and armed with technical skills, many millennials lack the soft skills to compete in the workplace.

Executive Presentation Skills: Motivate Your Team

Matt Eventoff

 . “How can I motivate my team when I speak?” ” “How can you motivate your team more effectively?” Very effective; 9.

One Subtle Communication Secret for Getting Others to Hear Your Message

Speaking Freely

Communication Persuasion public speaking Public Speaking Courses Public Speaking Training Sales & Selling Business Communication Communication Skills persuasive speaking Presentation style The speaker is asserting a point in hopes to convince the listener to agree. However, this model can be a trap.

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Communication Secret to Getting Your Way

Speaking Freely

Marian Bell of demonstrated the most powerful communication skill I know – she asked me gently for what she wanted me to do. I buy delicious food from her each week which she delivers to my house every Monday. Authenticity Communication Speaking from the Heart Transparency Connection Persuasion self-expressio

How to be an Outstanding Communicator

Manner of Speaking

Martin is a  writer, speechwriter, cartoonist and communications expert with a special interest in new media and social networking. He Through his company, CreativityWorks , Martin has worked with an impressive host of companies and organizations to help their people significantly improve their public speaking and presentation skills.

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Podcast: Sales Communication Skills

Communication Steroids

Improve your communication skills in a sales setting. In these 30-minute audio recordings, WE ARE your coaches! Check it out! Array


Wanted: Person with Poor Communication & Presentation Skills

Executive Speech Coach

Have you seen a job ad asking for poor or mediocre communication skills? Skills of any type are developed. Skills are not natural.

A New Presentation Skills Infographic

Inter-Activ Presenting and Influencing

I was recently invited to take a look at a new presentation skills infographic. That being said, If YOU like infographics, then you’ll almost certainly find this presentation skills cheat sheet  really useful. Sound advice although it uses some quite complex language to communicate. Presentation Skills Public Speaking

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Why “Powerless” Communicators Yield the Most Power

SpeakerSue Says...

The good news, for me and maybe you, too, is that I have used a female style of communicating which, as it turns out, yields great results. She also said:  “…  among salespeople, powerless communicators bring in 68% more revenue than “takers.” My husband is the most gentle man I know. Sometimes too gentle. Not Bill.

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Are Your Presentation Skills Your Hidden Strength?

DeFinis Communications

Interestingly, there’s one skill set in particular where women outshine men almost every time—that is, communication.  . From my own observations and from talking with other communication specialists, it seems that many men today struggle with communication issues. It’s a man’s world. Unfortunately, the answer is no.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – The “King” of Visual Communication

Duarte Blog

Delivery Event Message Strategy Tips communication dream guest blog guest contributor I Have a Dream imagery Martin Luther King Jr.

My Challenge to Professional Communicators

Successful Speeches Blog

I have a challenge for my colleagues who proudly use the title “Professional Communicator” to describe their occupation. Events Live Presentations Opinion Political Speeches Presentation Skills Public Speaking Rhetorical Devices Scripting Your Speech Speech Writing

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Increasing.

The Communication Blog

2.19.2011 Communication Strategies: Increasing Accuracy in Impression Formation Successful communication depends largely on the accuracy of the impressions you form of others. In every communication situation, there is some degree of ambiguity. Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Making Se. Analyze Impressions.

A bizarre method of measuring speaking skills

Speak Schmeak

Speakers Research Communication In 2005, Congress spoke at an 11.5 grade level on the Flesch-Kincaid scale. Now, it''s 10.6. Guess what?

The Perfect Retreat

DeFinis Communications

This could mean reading that business strategy book you’ve been putting off, learning about a topic that is outside of your area of expertise, or even focusing on improving a skill. If you’re a man reading this, please enjoy it and then forward these weekly Wednesday blogs to the powerful women in your life. Keep a journal handy.

Changing the World through Communication – Zimbabwe’s Nelson Chamisa

Matt Eventoff

*The second in a series on global communication in the 21st Century. Chamisa is an effective communicator for a number of reasons.

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Podcast: Emoticons in Business Communications :-) | Communication.

Communication Steroids

Tim ‘Gonzo’ Gordon and Roger Pike take a look at the smiley faces that have become part of today’s casual communications.

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What I Learned About Presentation Skills From My 3 Cats

Professionally Speaking...

They may lie on their backs with paws in the air communicating that they want to play. Presentation Tips and Techniques presentation skills

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25 Interpersonal Skills

The Communication Blog

Here is a list of 25 skills of interpersonal communication--25 things a competent interpersonal communicator should know how to do--that I used on the inside cover of my Interpersonal Messages book. Communicate with an awareness of how the interpersonal process really works. 2. Needless to say the list is incomplete. 1.

5 new webinars in June! Get high-value training in presentation skills

PowerPoint Tips

Read about the upcoming webinar on animation for high-impact communication. June 8: How to Create Clear, Professional Charts and Diagrams.

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Vocal, Visual, and Verbal Skills for Executive Presence

Speaking Freely

Most people won’t be convinced about your leadership until you demonstrate the ability to communicate in a sophisticated […]. The post Vocal, Visual, and Verbal Skills for Executive Presence appeared first on Speaking Freely. Communication executive presence Uncategorized

Communication Strategies: Listening Choices

The Communication Blog

Although for most communication situations empathic listening is the preferred mode of responding, there are times when you need to engage in objective listening—to go beyond empathy and measure meanings and feelings against some objective reality. See the sequence of communication events as the speaker sees them. Avoid sharpening.

Aspiring Women

DeFinis Communications

Therefore, having the advanced skills to break through that ceiling and help shrink the pay gap is critical. These are the women who set the bar to new levels, encouraging everyone—both males and females—to stretch their capabilities and master new skills. Yes, women have to overcome a lot to be successful. Build your support network.

Benefits of Studying Nonverbal Communication

The Communication Blog

The following is an edited version of a discussion that will appear in The Nonverbal Communication Book to be published soon (Kendall Hunt). But, I thought it might be of interest more generally--to anyone teaching or taking or contemplating taking a course in nonverbal communication. The Benefits of Studying Nonverbal Communication.

The Basic Communication Course

The Communication Blog

Traditionally, the basic course in communication has been a course designed to teach the skills of public speaking. Then in the early 70’s courses in interpersonal communication were developed, again to teach basic skills. These skills courses are most departments’ “bread and butter.” link].

Executive communicaton skills land top UK job

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

A report in today’s Financial Times notes that the newly appointed governor of the Bank of England, Canadian Mark Carney, was chosen for his communication skills: As Jennifer Jeffs, president of the Canadian International Council, a think-tank, puts it: “He doesn’t speak like an economist; he speaks like a human being.”

Podcast: The Importance of Communication

Communication Steroids

Communication is arguably the most important skill you will learn in your lifetime. Communication is arguably the most important skill you will learn in your lifetime. Communication Skills PodcastTim Gordon and Roger Pike tell you why. Tim Gordon and Roger Pike tell you why.

The Communication Blog: Communication Strategies: Guidelines for.

The Communication Blog

3.26.2011 Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Facilitating and Responding to Self-Disclosures When someone discloses to you, it’s usually a sign of trust and affection. Practice the skills of effective and active listening. ▼ March (5) Introducing People Communication Strategies: Guidelines for Facilitat.

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Use the Power of Practice to Build Your Speaking Skills

DeFinis Communications

During these practice sessions, ask people to comment on specific things you want to improve, such as vocal skills, gestures, eye contact, etc.

Everyone Communicates, Few Connect

Manner of Speaking

His most recent work is entitled Everyone Communicates, Few Connect. It is a skill that anyone can learn. Connectors inspire people. 5.

50 Communication Strategies

The Communication Blog

I’ve assembled (and rewrote) some of my blog posts and a variety of other brief pieces into a book that I published with iUniverse, a subsidy publisher (recently acquired by Penguin, a division of Pearson), called 50 Communication Strategies. interpersonal skills communication strategies communication skillslink].

Communication is Easy and Difficult: An Exercise

The Communication Blog

I'm developing this exercise for possible use in the new edition of Human Communication and I thought it might be of interest more generally for just about any course in speech communication or interpersonal communication. Some communication interactions are simple, easy, and are performed almost automatically. link].

How are you using improv skills to build credibility?

More than PowerPoint...

So when a local university called to ask if I could conduct a training session about interviewing skills, I politely declined. fun social medi

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5 Ways to Keep Your Sales Team Focused on Improving their Presentation Skills

DeFinis Communications

He wanted a presentation skills “refresher” for his salespeople because their presentations were getting “sloppy” again. How do they sound?

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Refining Your Presentation Skills in a Group Format Works…Especially for Women

DeFinis Communications

It’s a time to learn not just from people’s expertise, but also from their leadership and communication styles. Sign up for our monthly newsletter to receive valuable tips, techniques and updates on the latest news and events from DeFinis Communications. Women are, by nature, very social beings. This is a good thing in many respects.

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