Speaking Tips: Confidence vs. Comfort

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“How can you tell the difference between being confident as a speaker and when your just comfortable?”  One of my Facebook Fans recently asked me this question, and I realized it was a bit more common of a concern for new speakers than you might think. Or, you have been sitting there wondering “When is Rob going […]

Break time: Enjoying Dilbert

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Editor’s note: Dilbert is a copyrighted comic strip written by Scott Adams that shows the humorous side of working in the cubicle world. I clipped Dilbert’s daily comic strip from my birthday in October and had it on my cubicle wall at work. In that strip (you can read it and come back), Dilbert is looking for approval […]

It Sucks to be You

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Have you ever had a boss tell you they couldn’t (sounded like code for wouldn’t) help you out with a problem? Just a few years ago, one of my jobs included training first time supervisors on evaluation methods. This training fell into two categories: performance feedback and annual evaluations. During the training, my focus was […]