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July 2, 2019

Effective Presentations Diane DiResta, Presentation Coach

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 […]
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May 14, 2019

How & Why To Send Thank You Notes (Besides Job Interviews)

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.
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April 9, 2019

Phrases That Sabotage Communication

Word choice can have a big impact on communication outcome. The specific words you use can directly influence the impression you make on others. Whether by email, Zoom, phone or in person, what you say (and how you say it) influences the strength of your message. Communication is instantly weakened when you include qualifiers and […]
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March 13, 2019

How To Build Better Professional Visibility

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, […]
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November 13, 2018

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Introducing Yourself

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 […]
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