Fri.Jan 15, 2021

Dealing with a creaky stage

Manner of Speaking

Have you ever listened to a speaker who is standing on a creaky stage? Have you ever had to speak from a stage that creaked whenever you stepped on certain spots. It is annoying for both speaker and audience. But there is a simple, effective way to deal with it.

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Servant Leadership: Key Principles for Managers


Over the years, many different leadership theories tried to explain how someone wields power and rallies the people around them. Most theories focused on the so-called ‘hard power’ methods — gaining influence via certain leverage, directives, and imposed authority.

The Simplest Tip You’ll Ever Read to Sell More

SpeakerSue Says...

Do what you say you’ll do when you say you’ll do it. So I was interested in buying an innovative B2B service and completed the pop-up form on the company website. I was a warm – even hot! – lead. The auto-response was immediate. “Thank you. You’ll hear from us soon.”. Awesome. Except 10 days later, and I am still waiting. I submitted a second form. And… still waiting. Except I’m no longer interested in THAT company’s product. Deliver on your promises.