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You Don’t Say (an Oldie, but Goodie)

Usually the Improving Communications emails and posts focus on what you CAN DO to improve your writing or your speaking.  But today we are going to focus on what NOT TO ...

The Best Books to Read When Preparing a Presentation

Preparing a presentation can involve a lot of solo work time. There are hours spent planning out the structure on paper, as well as moments spent practicing to an empty r...

Beyond Writing and Speaking is Body Language

Communication is not always verbal.  Although unconscious, the audience pays attention to body language. Speaker body language must tell the audience that s/h...

It’s Time to Think About Your UVP

Your U-V-What? A Unique Value Proposition (UVP) is something that any branding expert or sales coach will tell you that you need to craft to perfection. In its essence,...

How to Find Speaking Gigs

Somewhere on your to-do list, bucket list, or your list of greatest fears, there may be a line item that says, “Speak at more conferences or events.” But where to fi...

Entrepreneur Spotlight: Make It Happen – Erin Bagwell

It’s impressive when you encounter someone who turns dreams into reality. This week, we shine the spotlight on someone whose mind was sparked with an idea that was brou...

ME First! ME First!

We see it all the time, people focus on their own needs first. That leaves the needs of others come in somewhere after. Unfortunately, that does not always work in when ...

Have a Succeessful Long Presentation

Do you ever find yourself in need of a long nap or a double espresso after giving a presentation? Speaking can be exhausting. Not only are you stretching your vocal cords...