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Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Empowering Female Leaders through Communication

  With International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, March is a great time to reflect on how gender can impact professional success. Did you know that female representation drops at each level of advancement of corporate America, with the result that only 20% of C-suite roles are occupied by women? There are a wide […]

Small Talk – The Key to Networking

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 […]

Which Behavior Interferes the Most with Business Success? The Results Are In!

  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 […]

Can Vocal Fry Hurt Your Career?

Just like fashion trends, speech trends can change with the times. One speech habit that has been gaining increasing attention is vocal fry. Vocal fry (also called glottal fry or creaky voice) is a rattling, creaky vocal quality that happens when a speaker drops their voice to a low pitch. Although it’s often associated with […]
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Negotiate Like the Professional You Are

If you’re like most professionals, negotiation is a part of your daily life. Whether you’re negotiating a raise, working out the details of a contract, or deciding how a project will be run, knowing how to sway others to your side is essential to professional success. However, negotiation isn’t just about getting what you want; […]

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Great experience – Alina explains in a perfect way and learning and practicing was fun with her. Many thanks!

Year-End Wrap Up! 12 Months of Expert Advice

Welcome to First Thursday! On the first Thursday of each month, Corporate Speech Solutions features an expert that has a skill or expertise that will enhance your professional skill set. Today, we wrap up this year’s series by reviewing the strategies and skills shared by the experts that have been featured in 2017. Take a […]

5 Tips to Build Executive Presence

  We have all witnessed that moment when a natural leader walks into a room packed with people and instantly commands attention. People consciously or subconsciously find themselves gravitating towards that person. What is that “it” factor that makes this person stand out from the crowd? Executive presence. If you’re a business professional with leadership […]

How Communication Impacts Women in the Workplace

Most people are aware that women are underrepresented in corporate America, but a recent study has quantified that representation. Women in the Workplace 2017 is a comprehensive study of the state of women in corporate America conducted by LeanIn.Org and McKinsey & Company. Over 200 companies employing more than 12 million people participated in a […]
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How Do I Make My Soft Voice Powerful, Strong, and Dynamic?

    Do you have a soft or even a weak voice? Do you feel as though you don’t project the confidence to get the respect you deserve in meetings or while giving presentations? A powerful, dynamic voice is the foundation of confident, effective professional communication, whether you’re addressing an audience of one or one […]