Public speaking can be a great way to boost your career. Deborah Jacobs combines her own expertise with that of lawyer Conrad Teitell to offer six tips for giving a great presentation.
Less is more when it comes to building a successful career, especially concerning communications, says Joseph McCormack, author of Brief: Make a Bigger Impact By Saying Less.
Research shows workers waste an average of more than 2½ hours a week in unnecessary meetings. The reason is Parkinson’s Law: the amount of time given for a task is the amount of time it will take. If given 30 minutes to give a presentation, it will take 30 minutes.
Using buzzwords to sound smart can leave you looking ridiculous, says Mike Periu, Economic Education, who offers five to nix.
It’s important to speak with authority on the job and in other professional settings, but it isn’t always easy to do. If that’s something you struggle with, take these tips from Practically Perfect PA’s Nicky Christmas.
- February 20, 2014
People draw conclusions about your competence and professionalism from the way you speak, so make sure these four things don’t come out of your mouth.
Public speaking can be a real challenge, but these five tips can make your next presentation a smashing success, says Dave Carroll, a singer, author and speaker.
Overusing the word ‘like” is a common problem—and a quick way to have your professionalism called into question. Stop damaging your career with these three tips from Fast Company writer Drake Baer.
- November 21, 2013
You talk without thinking first, flub a figure of speech, misfire an email. How do you recover gracefully?
- November 14, 2013
Smart administrative professionals choose when and how to express gentle, yet forceful, disagreement. Here are three strategies to disagree gracefully, along with situations when each tactic makes sense.