Body Language

how to be assertive yet warm

How to Be Assertive Yet Warm

Do you need to assert yourself more? Perhaps you don’t speak up for yourself. You let your ideas, however brilliant, go unsaid. Or possibly you do assert yourself, but you come across as aggressive. Or rude, even. Neither of these is helpful at all for your career or your relationships. So if you’re sitting around …

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How to Sound More Confident

There’s nothing like a lack of confidence to hinder your success–both in relationships and at work. Not knowing what to say, the quivering voice, the passive wording, the fast-talking; all add up as a wedge between you and success. And you know the confident people? The folks who exude executive presence and have people eating out of …

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how to get people to like you

How to Get People to Like You in 9 Easy Steps

We all know that person to whom everyone gravitates. The guy who makes everyone laugh, who leads the conversations and tells suspenseful stories.  He’s like a people magnet. Everyone wants to be around him and be like him. He’s sought-after for jobs and projects. Did you think every charming & charismatic person was born that way? (Or …

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how to succeed at virtual meetings

How to Rock Your Virtual Meetings-15 Tips to Being the Superstar

Let me ask you this: How many times has someone been speaking in a meeting, especially a virtual one, and you just tuned out? Probably more often than not. Your whole being doesn’t want to be there in the first place, but yes, you are trying to listen and understand. But for some reason, after …

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This 5 minute Trick from the Navy Seals Will Make You an Incredible Presenter

I’ve just learned that my relaxation techniques are also used by Navy SEALs to remain calm & focused!  I feel validated! If the Navy SEALs are doing it it must be highly effective! Here’s the deal: we need to stay calm & focused in most areas of our lives. And it’s becoming increasingly difficult to …

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How to Improve Your Communication Skills at Work

What is the most critical skill you can have to get ahead at work? Hands down, it’s your communication skills. Your communication skills impact everything you do at work. How many times have you told your idea in a meeting, and no one seemed to understand? Then Janet down the end there said the same …

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how to not be nervous before a presentation

How to Not Be Nervous Before a Presentation

Do you have a presentation coming up? Are you feeling a bit nervous? Well, you’re not alone. At least 77% of people report that public speaking is at “phobia level” for them. And likely those are just the people telling the truth.  The folks who aren’t nervous have learned the techniques to be calm cool …

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