Posts Tagged ‘whole-body communication’

How To Connect in Our Digital World

Monday, October 26th, 2015

The Richness and Complexity of our Digital World The complexity of this wonderful, digital, social media world has made it easier and at the same time more difficult and time consuming to connect with someone else. How to connect in our digital world just became multi-layered. Long gone are the days when there were only two […]

Why Storytelling Works for Educators

Monday, October 26th, 2015

StorySelling works! Educators need to learn how to continually connect with their audiences in the classroom to get the students more deeply involved in the material. Storytelling works for educators. Storytelling, or StorySelling, tools make content relevant. Mastering the art of StorySelling is explained here in Forbes/Entrepreneurs. Learning through stories is how our minds naturally work to […]

Tips to improve your communication and presentation speaking skills

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Why do you need to learn how to communicate authentically, passionately and persuasively? According to Carnegie Mellon, “85% of your professional and personal success is based on your communication, presentation and speaking skills”. Pew Research reports the number one quality companies seek for leadership talent when they hire or promote someone is communication skills. This is why […]

Women Should Start Talking and Keep Talking

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Women should start talking and keep talking. There are many benefits of speaking aloud. Giving sound to ideas can provide you with an objective view of your content. Practicing and recording presenting your ideas with your mind voice and body in sync provide you with the ability to shape and reshape your ideas and words. Having a […]

So, how do you get left-brain people to use more of their right brain? How do you turn efficiency into effectiveness?

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Left-brain linear thinking drilled home throughout our formal educational process in the U.S. focuses on the most efficient way to solve problems. Decades of hearing “No, you can’t. Here’s the answer” sadly develops linear thought processes and that debilitating habit energy driving much of the thinking in corporate America today. Habit energy (mindlessness), is the rusty brain […]

Leadership Role Model

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

The old ways don’t work anymore. Slowly, ever so slowly, business leaders are finally waking up to the fact that top down autocratic leadership doesn’t work anymore. So what’s taking its place? True confessions by executives who stopped drinking the business school Kool-Aid, an increasing wave of research studies, and business school academic pontifications are […]

How to be understood

Friday, September 25th, 2015

In order to be understood you need to be able to deliver authentic, informative, effective, and emotionally-engaging presentations designed for your specific audience. One’s ability to turn potential into a tangible success has little to do with facts and information and feature/function. One’s ability to move others comes from knowing how to build trust and […]

How to succeed in business with a different ROE and ROI

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

So what is my take on a different ROE and ROI for business success? Maximizing your Return on Expertise – ROE – requires the skills to know how to increase your Return on Interaction – ROI. In this case think of Expertise as personal Equity, and Interaction as an Investment of time spent effectively communicating […]

Mindfulness in Business

Friday, September 18th, 2015

To be a successful communicator you must be able to both speak and listen mindfully. Top-down communication in the business world is slowly giving way to the concept of dialogue as opposed to monologue, mindfulness in business.

It’s not What you Say, it’s How you Say it that counts. Lesson one.

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Are you a “Johnny one-note” or a “Mary one-note?” How flat, dull and monotonous is your voice? Does your communication energize others, tune them out, or even put them to sleep? One of the three major toolboxes you possess, own and control is your vocal toolbox. That toolbox is filled with a vast variety of […]