Happy Holiday
Happy Thanksgiving To You and Your Loved Ones
In celebrating Thanksgiving, we’d like to pay special tribute to Joyce Newman, founder of The Newman Group, who influenced the professional and personal lives of thousands of people, and Maya Angelou, the author and poet...
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Presentations and Media Interviews are Easy – When You Know How
If you have not have visited the Newman Group’s website lately, then you’ve missed the videos that describe what we do and our approach to our specialties: presentation and media training. Plus, we are doing a significant...
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How to Zoom Back to The Future
Picturephone 1964 Lights . . .  Camera . . .  Zoom! Zoom, with a capital “Z”,  has become a verb in the American English language, almost as quickly as the word “pandemic” became part of our daily...
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Presidential Debate
Will Your “Tells” Derail Your Presentation or Media Interview?
Even after just about 60 years, political pundits still talk about the “tells” that derailed Richard Nixon’s bid for the Presidency in 1960. “Tells” are subtle changes in a person’s behavior or demeanor that are dead giveaways...
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Pill Bottle
Should You Take Drugs to Overcome Your Fear of Speaking in Public?
Yes, you read that right. Some individuals have such bad stage fright that they are resistant to coaching. This post is not meant as a prescriptive that everyone take “something” to calm their nerves. Most people, with presentation...
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Controlling the Q&A
How to Maintain Control of the Q&A Following a Presentation
Controlling the Q&A You’ve just delivered a great presentation. Now it’s time for the Q&A and the first person to raise her hand asks: “Can you give me more details about this new technology?” and you’re left speechless....
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personal brand
Commitment is a Virtue and a Necessity in Building Your Personal Brand
The other day I sat by the phone waiting for the call about a potential coaching assignment. The phone never rang. The person who booked the session never bothered to call or write to explain why she didn’t follow through....
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Do You Think You Have the Executive Presence to Get Ahead? Think Again
Appearance Counts If you wonder why so few women are running Fortune 500 companies, it’s because they lack “executive presence.” That’s not our opinion, but the results of a revealing study that’s summarized in a special...
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Use proper grammar in your presentations
Choose the Proper Elements of Style for Your Presentations
The first presentation by me I’ll always remember. You would never use the passive tense to say, “I’ll always remember my first presentation.” Would you? Yet speakers too often use passive tenses in their presentations. ...
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Our highly skilled and experienced professionals have the expertise in media and presentation training to meet any business situation — from helping an executive to prepare for the challenge of talking to a reporter during a business crisis to presenting a group of investors during an IPO or keeping a celebrity spokesperson on point.