What are some tricks to combat nerves right before giving a presentation? There are 2 ways to combat nervousness before speaking: mindset and skill set. Mindset Begin by programming your mind for positivity and success. Create a positive affirmation, such as, I am confident. I’ve got this. I’m the expert. Say it out loud. Visualize […]
Thank you notes are powerful and necessary in a variety of professional situations. While everyone knows to write thank you notes after a job interviews, many other scenarios also warrant one, yet many people overlook this respectful show of appreciation and opportunity to make (or reinforce) a positive impression.
Little things can have a big impact. In daily communications, specific words choices can shape the impression you make on others. Whether by email or phone, at a meeting or in a presentation, what you say (and how you say it) influences the strength of your message. Communication is weakened when it's riddled with qualifiers […]
Increasing professional visibility can contribute positively to business success and career advancement. The more that people know of and about you, the greater likelihood that they will view you as a go-to expert, thought leader or asset with a specific set of skills, knowledge and experience. This recognition strengthens your personal brand and, by extension, […]
When introducing yourself to someone, what you say and how you say it can shape and set the tone for the relationship. You control the message and first impression, which is important as it can become the sound bite that your new acquaintance uses to introduce you to others (especially if you meet at an […]