Communication Skills

how to speak clearly

How to Speak Clearly in 7 Easy Steps

It’s more complicated than you may think to speak clearly in all situations. So don’t be hard on yourself if you’re not communicating well all the time. Have you ever felt like you talk too fast or use too high of a pitch? Or maybe you use too many words, and you end up getting the glaze over, …

How to Speak Clearly in 7 Easy Steps Read More »

why-you-need-a-communication-skills-coach

Why You Need a Communication Skills Coach

Do you ever find yourself with good (or even brilliant!) ideas that you want to share, but when you try to articulate them, your message doesn’t come out as mellifluously as you imagined? Did you ever finish your presentation, sit down & later realize you forgot an important concept you wanted to deliver? Have you …

Why You Need a Communication Skills Coach Read More »

How-to-Be-an-Excellent-Communicator

How to Be an Excellent Speaker–The Mechanics of it All

I’ll tell you something right here and now: nobody was born an amazing speaker.  To this day, no one is a perfect communicator. No one is a perfect speaker. We humans have only just begun to use speech. Scientists believe we only started speaking 50,000 years ago. Our human ancestors date back to about 4 …

How to Be an Excellent Speaker–The Mechanics of it All Read More »

how to improve your speech

How to Improve Your Speech

People get furious at themselves when they don’t speak well in a meeting! Or if they don’t get their message across perfectly. People actually think they should be incredible communicators in high-stakes situations.  The truth is they shouldn’t be excellent speakers. Unless they learned the techniques and learned how to put them into practice. “I’m …

How to Improve Your Speech Read More »

How to get your message across

How to Get Your Message Across Effectively

Do you have ideas you attempt to convey that don’t come out the way you need them to? You’re in a meeting, you have something brilliant to say, and it doesn’t come out right. You may have spoken too fast, forgotten what you wanted to say, or the words just came out wrong! Or how …

How to Get Your Message Across Effectively Read More »

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 …

How to Be Assertive Yet Warm Read More »

how to express yourself better

How to Express Yourself Better in 7 Steps

Do you have ideas you’re trying to convey to others, and you just can’t seem to express yourself? Do you ever feel like you can’t even tell a story? You could be in the middle of telling a story, and you keep overexplaining and using way too many words. Or you never can get to …

How to Express Yourself Better in 7 Steps Read More »

how to stop being interrupted

How to Stop Being Interrupted

Are you being interrupted frequently? Does it happen in many of your meetings? Being interrupted is not fun, and it can make you feel insignificant and like your words have no meaning. But this doesn’t have to be. You can learn the techniques to keep from being interrupted. If you’re only being interrupted once in …

How to Stop Being Interrupted Read More »

how to be calm in meetings

How to Be Calm in Meetings

Do you find yourself under a bit of stress at work? Are you not exactly performing at your best during those times? Do you sometimes have difficulty getting your point across in high-stakes situations? If you said, “yes,” you’d be like 94% of the working population who report high stress at work according to a …

How to Be Calm in Meetings Read More »

how to be influential

What do Influential People Know That You Don’t?

You have influential people in your life, right? They are some seriously smooth operators. People just do what they say without any questions. They speak and folks are magnetized. What do they know that you don’t? Straight off the bat, they know how to be relaxed in high-stakes situations and how to convey concise messages. They weren’t …

What do Influential People Know That You Don’t? Read More »