Quick Speaking Tip: Stand on the right

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When you are using a PowerPoint show, or other item that the audience will be reading, be sure to stand to their right of the projection (as much as practical). Since we humans (at least Americans) read left to right, the audiences eyes will finish on you…right where you want them.

Make your meeting time useful

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Authors, trainers and other random humans have made a living talking about what is wrong with corporations and their bureaucratic processes. One fan favorite – the hows and whys of corporate meetings. As a professional project manager (PM), I’ve experienced the best and worst in how to run a meeting. If you are a person that finds themselves […]

Toastmasters: Lessons good and bad

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What important things have you learned about Public Speaking, Leadership, and Networking this last year? Were there any pieces of advice that turned out to be misleading? Here are my top three lessons learned, and the three things that I feel need to have their myths busted: 1. Thanking the Audience: Myth: “Don’t thank your audience […]