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Leadership Training: The Power of Praise

Praise is an extremely powerful motivator. When praised, people feel good about themselves. Subsequently, they perform better. Don't underestimate the power of prais...

Know Your Purpose

One of the first things you may do when planning for a presentation is figure out the purpose. What's are the objectives? Is there a goal? These questions usually pert...

Is Selling A Bad Word?

As concepts and activities, “sales” and “selling” are fundamentally positive, although some people believe that they are bad words.   Selling is exchangi...

How to Prepare for Potential Questions

Preparation is key for any presentation you give. Whether that means spending time practicing out loud to a roomful of colleagues, or rehearsing in front of a mirror, mak...

Nick Beggs on Listening

Nick Beggs is an English musician, noted for playing the bass guitar and the Chapman Stick. He is a member of Kajagoogoo and formerly Iona and Ellis, Beggs, & Howard....

An Executive Summary About Executive Summaries

Why Write an Executive Summary? Executives are busy. The Executive Summary will decide if your ideas get attention. It is your chance to tell the reader why they want to ...

Getting Rid of the Rambles

It’s common to get the rambles. Some people do it because they are nervous, and have trouble making concise points. Others will talk too much because they are not prep...

Emotional Intelligence

What do selling superstars excellent customer service agents brilliant leaders have in common?   Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the ability to perceive, asses...