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Crafting Credible Messaging to Drive Business Performance: The Launch of SalesSpeaking

This month marks the release of our newest communication skills program: SalesSpeaking©. This single-day program is designed for any representative presenting to clients at every phase of the sales cycle. 

Effective messaging skills are crucial for sales representatives. To become a dependable dealmaker it's pivotal for the sales presenter to have adequate communication and listening techniques to move the conversation forward.  

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Imposter Syndrome in Communication: Six Practical Actions to Take Now

Have you ever felt like a fraud at work? You’re not alone. While many high-achieving women and entrepreneurs share this feeling, it is common for everyone. Over an estimated 70% of people have experienced this and similar feelings at one time or another. In corporate America it’s easy to feel like you’re not competent enough. Over time, this chronic selfdoubt or Imposter Syndrome can impact your productivity and prospects. Imposter Syndrome is a collection of feelings of inadequacy that persist even with opposite information. It's experienced internally, and can be hard to identify from an outside perspective.

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Be Heard at Work: Eight Reasons to Speak Assertively

Learning to communicate effectively is a skill for anyone looking for success in the workplace. Being an assertive speaker is a core component of being an effective communicator with authentic presence - but it’s not always easy to do. Read on and learn eight reasons why assertive communication will help you be heard, be more productive, and be happier at work.

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12 Ways to Impress Potential Investors

When it comes to high stakes presentations investor presentations are near the top. Continue reading to learn 12 ways to impress investors and take your company to the next level.

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Coaching Yourself: Technology and Tips to Keep Learning

After you’ve taken a workshop or engaged with a professional speaking coach, you may have improved a lot, but you will continue to fine-tune your skills as you apply them at work. Becoming a compelling presenter is a learn-by-doing process, and it’s never-ending. So it’s important to know how to be a good coach for yourself going forward. Fortunately, we have tools close at hand and we have some experience of what makes coaching effective. We just have to apply those to ourselves. Here are some ideas:

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8 Tips on Delivering Effective Visual Aids

 This is the final chapter of our Holy Grail: 50 Tips for Speaking Up: Speaking to Decision Makers. 

In this chapter we look at visual aids. What are your three essential slides?

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10 Tips On Confident, Credible Delivery

This is the third chapter of our four-part series, tips for Speaking to Decision Makers. 

We hear a lot about Executive Presence these days--that amalgam of trust

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Warm Up Your Voice for Credibility, Connection and Influence

You may have been told to “speak up” to project your voice across a room. But that’s not so easy.

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