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The Human Side of Success

 

It’s a new day, a new year, and I’m wondering, where do you want your career journey to take you? I ask not so much with your “technical” skills in mind, but rather, your human skills.

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Zoom Fatigue Got You Down?

 

Who would have ever thought we’d long to sit at a conference table and meet with colleagues in person five times a day again? Zoom fatigue is real, but fortunately, we’ve got some comic relief and tips to re-engergize.

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Want to Make an Impact? Communicate Like a Leader.

 

Here’s an inspiring truth:  We often do our best work and have the most powerful impact when we learn to let our inner leader shine. Like the best leaders, that means learning to communicate in ways that spark and encourage great ideas; drive the business forward; and build caring, compassionate working relationships.

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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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