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Top 5 Tips for Holiday Toasts

 

Whether you're raising a glass with family at a holiday meal or with friends at a virtual happy hour, an artful, heartfelt toast makes the moment even more memorable. Here are a few tips to make the most of holiday toasts...

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PowerSpeaking, Inc. Owner Wins “Spirit” Award

 

We know she’s rock a star—and so does everyone who connects with her. Recently, PowerSpeaking, Inc.’s Owner and President Mary McGlynn was awarded a prestigious and heartfelt “Spirit” award for her work with ISA/The Association of Learning Providers.

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Wisdom for Women: Make Yourself Heard

 

We answer your questions, Part 3 of 5:

“Can you share some tips on how to make the female voice stronger?”

PowerSpeaking, Inc. Master Facilitator Sarah Palmer has wisdom to share.

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Tap Into the Power of 1:1 Coaching

 

We answer your questions, Part 2:

“I’ve never tried 1:1 coaching before.  How does it work?

PowerSpeaking, Inc. Master Facilitator David Binder describes the process and the benefits.

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When English Isn’t Your Native Language...

 

We recently surveyed our blog subscribers about their presentation and communication training needs. They gave us some great feedback, and also asked some good questions. We answer them in a six-part series starting with this blog.

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What Makes You Unique?

 

When you have an opportunity to introduce yourself in a business setting, do you do it in a way that sets you apart and makes you memorable? Or do you simply state your job title along with a bit of job-description language? In this video blog PowerSpeaking, Inc. CEO Carrie Beckstrom and Master Facilitator Isabel Walker talk about a winning approach to articulating your “Unique Value Proposition.”

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Before You Flash That “Thumbs Up” Sign...

 

You want to show your team you think they did a great job, so during a virtual meeting you give them an enthusiastic “thumbs up” gesture.  Whoops. You may have just insulted half of them.  Common gestures in one country often mean a completely different thing in another.

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Courageous Women, Powerful Speeches

As women continue to be more prominent on the world stage, we find powerful lessons in their inspirational speeches. PowerSpeaking, Inc. CEO Carrie Beckstrom introduces three women who demonstrate how to move an audience and have an impact.

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PowerSpeaking Joins “TechSheCan” Initiative for Women

According to the National Science Foundation, women currently hold only 13% of engineering jobs and 25% of computer, math, and science jobs in the U.S. In a 2016 study sponsored by Women in Technology International (WITI), only 30% of women surveyed said they knew a woman (other than their mother) working in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) while they were growing up. And even though most of the WITI survey respondents were seasoned professionals, only 13% held C-level or executive jobs.

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