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The Ultimate Leader Mindset for Relaxed Confidence

September 13, 2021

Competence is not always perfectly aligned with confidence. That’s why communication coaches exist – to help their high-performing clients (often introverts) show up confidently and communicate a compelling message. It’s not that they haven’t tried. Positive statements in the form of mantras can help. Stretching your body can help. Standing up straight is useful. Increasing […]

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3 Most Useful Phrases for Upward Communication

June 24, 2021

Of all the communication conundrums my clients bring me, upward communication is the top request. Whether you’re in person or on a video call, these three easy phrases help you structure what you want to say. And the structure is necessary to sound polished. To help you craft clear and compelling messages for maximum impact […]

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Communicate Better To-Do List

May 31, 2021

I can tell you this about your audience. Unless you’re passing out free money, they feel overworked, overwhelmed, and certainly over-zoomed. And now you’re out of the practice of having a face-to-face conversation. In case you feel rusty, or simply want to move the needle toward communication excellence, here’s your Excellent Comms To-Do List. Excellent […]

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What Happens in a Day of Communication Coaching

March 18, 2021

Ever wonder what a communication coach actually does? It used to be that communication coaches focused on public speaking, following the Dale Carnegie tradition.

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13 Superior Speaking Habits

January 12, 2021

1. Use familiar and easy-to-follow words and short sentences. Use language that is straight-forward.

2. Repeat key words and phrases.

3. Leverage transitions. Make sure they connect what you just said with what you’re about to say.

4. Stick to a clear pattern of organization. This helps the audience retain information.

5. Aim for audience interaction.

6. Avoid jargon, unless it’s known to be familiar to the audience.

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