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 …

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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 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 …

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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 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 …

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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 …

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how to remember names

How to Remember Names & What to Do When You Don’t

Do you remember faces but forget names? Have you ever avoided saying “hello” to someone because you forgot their name? I mean, literally, turned your head to pretend you don’t see that person, so you can avoid having to admit you forgot their name? We all feel gawdawful about it when we forget people’s names. …

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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 …

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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, …

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