Best Tips for Public Speaking

By |October 18th, 2019|Communication at Work, Communication/Relationships with Clients|Comments Off on Best Tips for Public Speaking

Here are some of my favorite preparation tips:

Practicing is critical. Practicing on film is best. You can see what gestures look awkward, how fast/slow you’re going, etc.
Make sure you NAIL the intro and the ending. Those create your first and last impressions. Make them interesting and memorable. Use visuals/stories/etc.
Learn from Steve Jobs – less is more. Less […]

Tips on How to Communicate Better at Work

By |December 6th, 2016|Communication at Work|Comments Off on Tips on How to Communicate Better at Work

Folks make up a lot of “rules” about communication.  Things like “I can’t ask this” or “they should know what I mean”.  In actuality, there’s great power in stating what’s going on.

Miscommunication is a HUGE time waster.  We don’t take the time to clarify upfront, because we’re in a hurry and too busy.  But […]

Difficult Conversations at Work

By |October 5th, 2016|Communication at Work, Communication/Relationships with Clients|Comments Off on Difficult Conversations at Work

My clients bring a wide variety of difficult conversations to their coaching sessions.  Here are a few of the most common:

Overlooked for a promotion:  There’s no way around it – you need to have the conversation with your manager about your career path and how he/she can help you develop to be ready […]