Are You Sabotaging Your Presentations With an Out-of-Date Image?

"How about a shine?"

If your business presentations are falling flat, then you may be ready for an image update. The term “business casual” has taken on new meaning with virtual communications. Originally, this term was defined as a sports jacket and pants with an open-neck shirt for men. For women, it was a crisp, professional looking blouse with

Is it OK to Tell a Little White Lie?

"Lie and grow a Pinnochio nose"

Lie and grow a Pinocchio nose

How often have you heard that a presentation, or a media interview, is no more than story telling? And that’s true. As a speaker, you’d grab your audience with an opening such as “Imagine that you are about to find a cure for cancer.”

That is sure

Stage Fright Can be Your Best Friend

"Let stage fright be your friend"

Sweaty palms. Heart palpitations. Knees knocking. We all know the signs of stage fright.

Let stage fright be your friend

And no matter how experienced you are at public speaking, stage fright happens to everyone. Instead of trying to ignore it, embrace it and get to know your own personal signs of stage

Mentoring Creates a Lasting and Treasured Personal Bond

Possibly you’ve never had a formal mentor, but like many of us, you’ve been mentored and have mentored others.

It just wasn’t called mentoring because you didn’t put a name tag on helping another person become better at her job and more skilled at building professional relationships.

Why Be a Mentor?

Mentoring means different things