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 […]
Do people often ask you to repeat what you say? Do you lack confidence when speaking with others in a professional setting? Does the idea of speaking in front of a group make you break out in a cold sweat? If so, you may benefit from accent modification training.
All too often poor communication can turn a meeting into a long, drawn out affair that leaves everyone wondering where their day has gone and what has actually been accomplished. Leading an effective meeting is even trickier when your team is working from home. Check out our tips below for making your next virtual meeting […]
Many years ago I presented a virtual webinar to a group of 75 employees in a financial service company. Everyone was muted and no one was visible. And I hated it. Having presented live for many years I missed the faces, the smiles and the interaction. I missed the head nods when I asked questions, […]
As a communication specialist, one of the most common reasons people seek out my services is a lack of confidence. Whether it is improving public speaking skills, professional communication, or mastering the American English accent, lacking confidence can stall your progress, and hold you back professionally. If this sounds like you, you’re not alone! Research […]
Staying professional when working from home is often more difficult than people realize. Video calls and meetings can be particularly challenging as they provide a direct window into your home life. Check out our strategies below to make sure you project polished professionalism in every interaction.
A strong, dynamic voice is always important for projecting confidence and presenting yourself like the expert you are. However vocal presence becomes even more essential when you’re separated from your listener by your computer screen. Check out our tips below for projecting your voice with clarity and confidence even when you’re not in the same […]
Speaking in a strong, dynamic voice is essential for getting your message across in a clear, confident, professional way. One way to create a more engaging speaking voice is to warm up. Warming up is especially important when you’re working from home. Without the normal office routine of chatting with coworkers, walking between workspaces, or […]
Speaking in front of a group can be challenging in the best of circumstances. But virtual presentations via platforms like Skype and Zoom can create new challenges that can trip up even the most confident public speaker. In last two blogs, we’ve provided tips and techniques for projecting confidence, credibility, and professionalism in virtual meetings […]
Virtual meetings and presentations are a great opportunity to connect with colleagues and clients all over the world without leaving your office or home. But communicating virtually comes with challenges and pitfalls that can snag even the most seasoned professional speaker. Check out our tips below and our most recent blog to make sure you […]