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Breaking through the glass ceiling

It’s International Women’s Day: Shatter the Glass Ceiling with Communication!

Did you know that female representation drops at each level of advancement of corporate America, with the result that only 22% of C-suite roles are occupied by women? Importantly, the study that produced this finding also found that women and men stay at their companies and ask for promotions at similar rates. This means this […]
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Are You Writing These American English Phrases Correctly?

  Last week we talked about common American English idioms that people often get wrong. Today we’ll talk about idiom mistakes that might not be noticeable when spoken because they sound so close to the original, but will definitely attract attention if written down. Check out the list below and make sure you’re using these […]
Breaking through the glass ceiling

Using Communication to Shatter the Glass Ceiling

Last week I had the opportunity to be a part of a panel at the inaugural Intercollegiate Women Leadership Development Conference hosted by the Financial Women’s Association. As a panel member, I collaborated with a range of other pioneering women professionals and spoke with graduate students on how to “shatter the glass ceiling” as they […]
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Do Your Telephone Skills Need Work? 3 Simple Tips

If you’re like most professionals, a significant portion of your day-to-day communication happens over the phone. Communicating over the phone can be even trickier than in-person communication—without the non-verbal cues that we rely on in face-to-face conversations, it can be harder to effectively communicate your message. Take a look at our three simple tips to […]

How Can Corporate Speech Solutions Help You and Your International Executives?

Strong communication skills are essential to professional success. Excellent communication skills result in better workplace relations, more satisfied clients, and a better bottom line. However, learning to communicate with professionalism, clarity and confidence takes training and practice, just like any other skill. For this reason, many professionals seek out the assistance of a corporate speech-language […]

Check out these 3 Easy Tips for Improving your American English Pronunciation

Do people often ask you to repeat yourself? Do you feel like your English communication skills are getting in the way of your professional success? One of the most difficult parts of speaking in a foreign language is mastering all of the subtle differences in pronunciation. While learning vocabulary and grammar from a textbook may […]

How Communication Can Land You Your Dream Job

Whether or not an interview is successful is more than just luck; there are skills you can learn and practice in advance in order to interview well and make employers want to add you to their team. One critical aspect of being a good interviewer is excellent communication. Since strong communication skills are essential in […]

How to Say “No” with Professionalism and Grace

Being an agreeable person can be extremely beneficial in the workplace; everyone wants a colleague or coworker who is willing to go the extra mile and is open to ideas and experiences. However, agreeing to everything and anything can be detrimental to your career and your own personal well-being. Many professionals are afraid that saying […]
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Master the Art of Small Talk with these Simple Tips!

All too often, people in the professional world think of small talk as a waste of time: Why chat about the weather when you could be getting down to business? However, the ability to connect with others and discuss non-work related topics can be essential to your career and greatly improve your networking ability. The […]
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Are You Reading Others’ Body Language Correctly?

A huge proportion of communication is non-verbal; your facial expressions, posture, and body language all convey a significant amount of information to your listener. It’s essential to consider your body language when trying to hone your professional communication skills. But once you’ve cultivated your own non-verbal communication to reflect confidence and professionalism, there’s still another […]