Going Deeper

Going Deeper

              Ladies, have you ever found it difficult to speak more assertively or confidently? To men—I pose the same question.  There is a general tendency to associate a lack of confidence and assertiveness with women; however, men often experience similar issues.  Effective communication is an integral...

            Watching interviews of athletes, both amateur and professional, has reinforced the notion that we can always get better.  No matter the outcome of the game or match, athletes seem to always recognize they can do better. Even when they win, the interviewer can count on...

  Many speakers today seem more comfortable talking to their slides than to their audience. Have you ever seen a speaker literally read every word on the slide? Then continue to do that on all 87 slides in their deck…How did that make you – as...

            According to a 2013 Desoto study, adults spend nearly 30 hours per week on social media platforms and have roughly 275 personal connections across their social media channels. Imagine being on social media for more hours than there are in a day. However, in contrast,...

              Specific jobs typically require specific communication characteristics.  For example, being an outgoing “people person” is great if you are in sales while a more calming, patient approach might help if you work in customer service. But all people – in all jobs – benefit from...