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Welcome to Q4 heat!!!

  Oct 8 2018

# Communication and Writing Skills

I truly believe that if PowerPoint were to charge a premium per slide in Q4, Microsoft revenues would definitely double. Q4 is PRESENTATION SEASON!! If you work in marketing, you’re pitching for a budget hoping for approval. If you’re in HR, you have loads of initiatives for next year that you wish would appeal to upper management. If you’re in sales, this major account who is goin...;

One step closer to engaging presentations

  Mar 27 2018

# Communication and Writing Skills

It is a challenge to maintain an audience’s interest throughout a presentation. Within minutes some participants begin texting, yawning, or in extreme cases withdrawing from the room. While there may be many reasons for this, the prime culprit is the density of technical information in the presentation. The question a presenter must ask is how to transform technical information into more colorful ...;

Education, Training and Development

  Oct 26 2016

# Communication and Writing Skills

Last week I was asked an interesting question by one of my participants. The question was: “what are the key differences and similarities between training, development and education?” I had to take a moment before I answer and my thinking took me to an article that I read recently by Thomas N. Garavan, (1997),"Training, development, education and learning: di...;

Body Language - Basics and Introduction

  May 21 2014

# Communication and Writing Skills

Body language is a powerful concept which successful people tend to understand well. So can you. The study and theory of body language has become popular in recent years because psychologists have been able to understand what we 'say' through our bodily gestures and facial expressions, so as to translate our body language, revealing its underlying feelings and attitudes. ;