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2 Levels of Success in Business Communication

Originally published on Training Industry's blog May 23, 2016
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For Leaders Who Expect Better Communication from Employees: 5 Ways to Achieve It

As a leader, you expect your employees’ business communication to be effective and efficient. But is it?
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The Orderly Conversation: 4 Ways to Make Presenting to Leadership Easier

As talent development professionals, it’s essential for us to communicate effectively both inside and outside the training room. Our success and reputation depend on it. Too often—especially when...
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Information overload: How to avoid it when presenting to leadership

You’re a detail-oriented person working in a highly technical position. You probably wonder how much detail you should go into when presenting to managers and leaders. You may even have been asked...
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Three New Guiding Principles for Business Presenters

I was asked to write an exclusive for PresentationXpert.com, an online magazine devoted to helping people take their presentation skills to the next level. Here’s how they describe their mission:
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Introduction - Mar 11, 2015

Keep these 3 things in mind when using PowerPoint in informal settings

Here’s a question I found intriguing on LinkedIn. It’s from a woman named Alexis.
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Facilitation - Mar 5, 2015

Most of what I know about learning and development, I learned from 10th graders

I often make the comment in workshops—especially when the class is for internal trainers or SMEs preparing to lead their own workshops—that the best teacher-training I ever received occurred at my first job, the three years I...
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Facilitation - Feb 3, 2015

Three Smart Strategies for Conducting Meetings People Won’t Hate

I listened to a really interesting NPR story last week about workday meetings. It said that, “the average American office worker spends more than nine hours of every week preparing for, or attending, project update meetings.”...
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Meetings - Nov 3, 2014

Calculating the High Cost of Poor Communication

Business presentations and meetings exist for one reason: to move business forward.
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Facilitation - Jan 21, 2014

Moderating a Panel: 3 Unconventional Best Practices

I remember watching Greg (Turpin’s VP) moderate a panel discussion several years ago. As I observed, I realized that the discussion was one of the best I’d ever attended. It was good, not only because of the insightful...
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