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3 Simple Strategies to Develop Executive Presence

Everyone knows at least one person who seems to effortlessly stand out from the crowd. The person who instantly commands attention when then walk into a room and who everyone seems to gravitate toward. What is it that this person has that makes them so engaging and charismatic? Executive presence.
Make the right first impression!

Make an Impression with the Perfect Handshake

Knowing how to make a great first impression is essential to developing relationships and climbing the professional ladder. One of the best ways to project confidence and professionalism in the first moments of meeting someone is with your handshake. What does your handshake say about you and how can you improve it? Read the following […]
A dynamic speaking voice is the key to success!

Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard! How to Shut Down Interruptions in the Workplace

If you’re a woman, being interrupted is probably an all too familiar scenario. Research has shown that women are interrupted significantly more often than men, even at the highest professional levels. A recent research article showed that female supreme court justices are interrupted at three times the rate of their male counterparts, regardless of seniority. […]
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Three Simple Tips for Inspiring Trust

Do your colleagues and clients trust you? While being good at what you do is clearly essential in order to succeed professionally, whether people find you trustworthy is also crucial for success. Of course a large part of whether people trust you depends on if you’re actually trustworthy. Keeping your word and respecting others will […]

Personal Space: Finding the Right Distance

Have you ever been in a conversation with a “close talker”? Interacting with someone who invades your personal space can be, at minimum, irritating, and for some, can be a significant source of discomfort and anxiety. Having a person stand too far away during a conversation can also be problematic; too much distance can be […]

Mastering Gestures to Project Confidence

What do you do with your hands when you’re speaking? Your body language and the ways you use gestures while speaking can make or break the image you project to others. Albert Mehrabian, the eminent communication psychologist, has stated in his research, that 55% of a first impression is based on the nonverbal communication. Take […]
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Let Your Body Talk: Using Body Language to Project Confidence and Leadership

What do people see when they look at you? A strong, natural leader? Or someone who fades into the background? They say that people form a first impression within the first 30 to 120 seconds of meeting a new person. These impressions typically follow a person through a relationship, so a poor first impression can […]
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Are Your Interview Skills Holding You Back?

What are your resolutions for the new year? People across the globe have spent the past few weeks resolving to change their lives for the better. One of the most common resolutions is professional advancement and taking their career to the next level. For many people, this involves taking the plunge and switching jobs. Are […]
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Using Gesture to Enhance Your Message: Three Simple Tips

Have you ever thought about how you use your hands when you’re speaking? Gesturing while you talk is an essential, but often overlooked aspect of strong professional communication. Body language can make a big difference in how your listener or audience receives your message, and can change the way that others perceive you. Take a […]

Poised, Articulate and in Command

“Jayne exemplified what she taught. Poised, articulate, and in command of herself and the audience, she was a great role model for an organization dedicated to professional growth. Our members loved it and have requested an encore presentation.” ~Pauline Kehm, President: American Business Women’s Association