Fearful about your next virtual presentation? Do you feel like your tongue twists whenever you turn on the mic in your virtual meetings? If yes, then probably you have glossophobia. It is simply the fear of speaking publicly. Most people who experience it tend to always get nervous whenever it is time for them to […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
You may be a veteran public speaker, but virtual presentations via platforms like Skype and Zoom create new challenges that can trip up even the most confident presenter. Would you like to learn how to overcome some of these challenges? Read on for tips and techniques to help you project confidence, credibility, and professionalism in […]
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 […]