The key to mastering clear, articulate speech often lies in the details. One pronunciation detail that is often tricky, particularly for non-native English speakers, is how to pronounce the past-test -ed ending. This is because even though it’s written the same way, the past tense can be pronounced three different ways. Check out our […]
Networking is essential for professional success. The ability to meet and connect with potential professional connections is one of the most important keys to growth in the business world. However, networking is more than simply meeting others in your field and introducing yourself and your services. The most successful networkers are those that make a […]
Strong communication skills are essential to professional success. But what exactly are the elements of strong communication? As executive communication coaches, we’re aware that there are a range of factors that can make or break a professional interaction. However, we were curious to see which ones business professionals perceived as having the biggest influence […]
No matter how pleasant and easy-going you may be, conflicts are bound to crop up every once in a while. Handling an interpersonal conflict is always tricky, but it can be particularly delicate in the workplace. Effectively handling a conflict while maintaining your professionalism and preserving your relationships with colleagues and clients is a crucial […]
When trying to drive an important point home, silence can be worth a thousand words. Learning how to insert a pause in the proper place while speaking can help clarify your speech, and make your message easier to understand. In addition, regular pauses allow your listener time to process your speech and better understand your […]
One of the most common problems with speech and communication improvement is carryover—all too often, people make excellent progress during formal training, but have difficulty carrying their new found skills into their day-to-day life. This is because, like any other skill set, speech and communication must be practiced regularly to be fully learned. Without practice, […]
Think of the conflicts you’ve experienced in the workplace over the course of your career: How many of these were caused by misunderstandings? Miscommunicated information or intentions can cause workplace discord, cause rifts between employees, and lose clients. Fortunately, most
Mark your calendar! Join the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) on February 4, 2013 and hear Jayne Latz, president of Corporate Speech Solutions share techniques to power and impress the audience. For details email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathleen is a skilled listener and noticed regional inflections that I was not even aware of. She truly cares about her students and goes above and beyond to satisfy your clients. She is an asset to your company.
Video Testimonial from Gotzone, a client from Spain that participated in our Silver accent reduction training program during her two week visit to New York City, August 2011.