September 30, 2019

In part one of the article, I covered the importance of developing personal communications skills, the consequences of not possessing those skills, and the fundamental approach I take in helping professionals become master speakers.  In this second part of the article, I deal with the four most common obstacles that have frustrated many pr...

September 15, 2019

Personal communication skills and confidence go hand in hand for almost all professionals.  Your academic education, your professional training, combined with your intelligence and positive attitudes, have made you a highly competent professional.  Yet, only when you are able to communicate, especially verbally, and with confidence, your s...

June 10, 2019

Your public speaking ability affects so many areas of your life. It impacts how well people understand and commit to your ideas, it allows you to persuade, encourage and motivate people, it helps you to build relationships, both in your career and personal life. But it’s also one of the most terrifying things you might do in your life. Is...

February 8, 2019

How to Increase Your Effectiveness with Eye Contact. There Are Three Levels of Eye Contact.  First is "None at all", the second is "Scanning" – artificially making contact with listeners.  The third is remarkably rare – it is Authentic, Fully Functioning Eye Communication. Let's do that one... The Five Secrets to Authentic Eye Communicat...

February 1, 2019

The FOCUS! Method provides a way for both introverts and extroverts to “say less, and say it better” in all occasions - in meetings, interviews, one-on-one, and presentations with large audiences.  It enables you to organize complex thoughts and ideas effectively, and then quickly deliver them in a way that is designed to be heard, remembe...

October 22, 2018

The speaker’s main task is to be totally fixed on the audience from moment to moment. You as the speaker will discover the meaning of your speech by studying the response of your audience. Every part of your speech will be more or less effective than you imagined it was going to be.

September 27, 2018

Is speaking simply an obligation for you?

What if speaking could transform your career - and your life?

Your academic and professional success is built on a foundation of excellent analytical and writing skills.  Without those skills you could not have achieved your present position. How well you speak will increasingly become the determinin...

June 14, 2018

The importance of using 15 minutes at the end of the day to do your planning, versus the first 15 minutes of the day.

March 3, 2017

What are your career opportunities right now? You probably have the professional qualifications, the experience, and the determination to move into a higher leadership role. The one skill that will set you apart from your colleagues who have similar qualifications is your speaking ability. Every year for the last 20 years, we at Commandin...

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