Don’t arrive unprepared While panel presentations are often more informal and conversational, that is not an excuse to under prepare. You should always be prepared with an opening and closing,…

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  You’re moving through your presentation and notice you’re cutting it close on time. It’s probably fine just to go over a few minutes to wrap up, right? Wrong. If…

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  We sat down with TCC Executive Communication Coach, Steve Piacente, to learn more about his role, his past and what led him to communication, and the art of communication…

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  TCC Executive Communication Coach Carol Buckland tells us more about her role, her past experiences in communication, and the value of writing and confidence to effective communication. What led…

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  Imagine this: You’re walking out of your office and – bam! – there’s a reporter and a camera waiting for you. They start asking about the latest controversy, how…

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The Good Often the best way to use a podium is not at all. What could be worse than placing a physical barrier between you and the people you’re trying…

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  Orai has a simple goal: to make you a better speaker. By analyzing recorded speeches to search for filler words, voice variety, and good pacing, Orai encourages users to…

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  If you want to have more productive workplace conversations, know your main goal. Clear workplace communication hinges on goal-oriented conversation. Here are three steps to clarifying and goal-orienting a…

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Benefits of Silence

June 23, 2017

  The idea of standing silently in front of your audience likely seems daunting and unnerving. It might just sound easier to whiz through your presentation to get it over…

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  You only have seconds to capture your audience’s attention before they lose interest. A great opening line, story, or joke draws in your listener and secures their interest in…

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