Think public speaking training is just for people that regularly get up in front of a big audience to pitch their product or give a speech in their area of expertise? Think again. When you walk into the boss’s office to make a request or pitch an idea, your ability (or inability) to convey your […]
Are you fostering the kind of culture that keeps employees happy? Do you know what your employees really want? You may spend a great deal of time guessing what your next move for employee engagement and retention should be. Sometimes you may think you know what your employees want, but employee engagement is a significant […]
This article was specially written as a guest blog for CorporateSpeechSolutions.com by Haley Brown There’s no overstating just how popular remote work is at the moment. Because of the pandemic and social distancing measures, many companies have had to pivot to a work-from-home set up in an effort to protect their employees against the virus. […]
Communication can be a challenge to so many in perfect circumstances, adding a mask to the equation makes communication even more difficult. How can we learn to communicate more effectively with your mask? Learn how to prevent this additional barrier from coming between our growth up the corporate ladder. Use Diaphragmatic Breathing to Project your […]
So, you’re suddenly leading a remote team in a very high position at an unfamiliar company, and everyone is still working remotely? Maybe your predecessor used the current crisis as an excuse to finally retire, sail away to the islands, open that winery. For whatever reason, there was a vacancy and now you are leading […]
With more and more professionals working from home, you may find that you are called upon to give a presentation remotely. Virtual presentations are a great opportunity to reach a wider audience, but they also pose new challenges you may not typically consider with an in-person presentation. Check out our tips to make sure your […]
For many professionals, expanding their professional circle is a stressful experience. Networking can be daunting under the best of circumstances, and making lasting professional connections over a virtual platform can be even more challenging. Take a look at our tips below and make your next virtual networking event count!
“Could you repeat that?” “I’m sorry, what did you say?” For many native and non-native American English speakers, a regional or foreign accent is one of the greatest barriers to moving up the corporate ladder. Clear articulation is essential for effective public speaking and for all aspects of business and social communication. When you speak, […]
Reduced visual cues and varying sound quality mean communication on the virtual platform requires extra attention to speech clarity. Check out our strategies below to make sure you come across as a clear, confident professional with every interaction.
As more and more professionals are being hired to work from home, remote interviews are becoming increasingly common. Job interviews can be stressful under the best of conditions, but being in a different room than your interviewer creates new challenges. What challenges do you experience when interviewing virtually? Check out our tips below to help […]