business communication Tag

Ladies, have you ever found it difficult to speak more assertively or confidently? To the gentlemen—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...

              Why Hearing is Different from Listening According to an Ohio University study, the average adult spends about 70% of their waking hours communicating in one form or another. Of that time, 9% is spent writing, 16% reading, 30% speaking, and 45% listening. To reap the full...

Visual imagery was a part of story-telling long before any of us were born.  And it continues today.  From drawing your favorite shape in kindergarten to delivering a critical PowerPoint presentation to a board of executives. We’re either amazed at how well our visuals help...

  Most of us know that powerful communication is key.  It’s essential to your success.  It’s how you make things happen. It’s how you get results, how you gain new clients, how you keep existing clients… and how you motivate both your colleagues and your staff.  It’s...

Effective communication is at the forefront of business. In fact, a recent survey revealed that over 75% of employers are placing more emphasis on verbal communication skills as a hiring prerequisite.[1] Despite the importance of productive business communication, leaders and managers often struggle with connecting...

With presidential debates and election season in full swing, there is no wonder that the topic of building trust and rapport with audiences is in the spotlight. Regardless of your political affiliation, one underlying truth is evident: great communicators are able to draw audiences in...