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Crisis Ready? Know The Media’s Top Crisis Questions

May 12, 2019

When your organization is hit with a crisis you can expect news reporters to corner your spokesperson with tough crisis questions! Daily you see more organizations being slammed in news headlines and on social media about crisis issues and events. Thankfully, many companies quickly address issues, so they never make the news. But recent evidence shows more incidents are morphing into full-blown corporate crises, with a whopping 80% increase in the number of headlines with the word Read More

Be Quicker on Your Feet: 5 Tips for Speakers

April 9, 2019

If you want to be a more compelling and influential speaker then you must learn how to be quicker on your feet. This is especially important during question and answer (Q&A) sessions. Being quick is one of the things that separates good speakers from great ones. Some people mistakenly think that being quick on your feet during Q&A comes naturally – or not at all. This is not true! Anyone can learn this important skill; you only need the right awareness and some good advice. No matter Read More

3 Top Soft Skills to Boost Your Career: DIGGING DEEPER

April 1, 2019

Building stronger soft skills is the one thing you can do to greatly increase your value in today’s job market! If an organization has two people with similar hard skills, the odds are they will hire or promote the person with stronger soft skills. This is why the world is full of companies shopping for people with top soft skills to add greater value to their teams and organizations. It wasn’t that long ago that job recruiters and HR leaders primarily focused on hard skills when searching Read More

POWERFUL GESTURES: 3 TED Talk Secrets For Every Presenter

March 14, 2019

Politician Beto O'Rourke's gestures went viral when he announced his run for president. His speech was laced with lots of frenetic gestures that quickly became the talk of social media, comedy shows and news reports. Gestures are an important part of communication and public speaking, so what can you learn from O'Rourke and others about gestures? What gestures work and which ones end up hurting you and your message? The most successful TED Talk presenters use lots of hand gestures. They know Read More