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Delegation👉 Why do some Leaders try to do everything themselves?

noun   del·e·ga·tion   \ de-li-ˈgā-shən \  : the act of giving control, authority, a job, a duty, etc., to another person Have...

Fifteenth Birthday – Thank You

Improving Communications is 15 years old! That’s a significant accomplishment. The Small Business Association claims that 30% of new businesses fail during the first tw...

Avoid Filler Words and Verbal Tics

When speaking in front of an audience, it can be very easy to fall back on filler words and verbal tics.  You probably don't even know that you are doing it! It...

Riding Retro With Billy Joel

A Modern Ride, With Classic Pride In “a town known as Oyster Bay, Long Island,” stands a storefront called 20th Century Cycles, owned by Billy Joel. This internation...

Kasim Sulton: One Word—Focus

Kasim Sulton is a bass guitarist, keyboardist, and vocalist, best known for his work with Todd Rundgren and Utopia. He has worked with many varied musical acts, including...

A Magic Number for Presenters – Speech Key Points

Think about the last presentation you attended (virtual or in-person). Do you have a good mental image of it? Now ask yourself how many of the speech key points you...

What really motivates employees?

Motivation is the reason for people's actions, willingness and goals. Motivation is derived from the word motive which is defined as a need that requires satisfaction. T...

Résumé Writing

Résumé Preparation Know what the purpose of your resume and cover letter is – to get an interview! To prepare, complete a Résumé writing data sheet - list work and...