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15 Preparations You Should Do to Be A Successful Presenter

15 Preparations You Should Do to Be A Successful Presenter

At some point in your career, you will need to deliver a powerful presentation. Whether it’s in front of a small group or a large symposium, you want to do your best. However, the art of presenting isn’t as easy as people think. Some of the most critical ingredients include establishing great rapport with the […]

5 Reasons Why Non-Verbal Cues Are Important in Closing a Deal

5 Reasons Why Non-Verbal Cues Are Important in Closing a Deal

Communication in sales negotiations isn’t just about what’s written on the documents or what you say. How you stand, sit, point your finger, or shake their hands reveal much more. People use nonverbal cues all the time—shrugging, eye-rolling, hand gestures, etc. The way you communicate your sales pitch makes or breaks the deal. When you’re […]

7 Powerful Public Speaking Tips from the Best TED Talks Speakers

7 Powerful Public Speaking Tips from the Best TED Talks Speakers

We often associate public speaking with world leaders or celebrities. We listen to every word they say, sometimes wondering how they have mastered the skill of public speaking so well. Did they go through formal training? Do they practice in front of the mirror? Does practice make perfect indeed? In the corporate world, public speaking […]

How Confident Are You? Take the Self-Confidence Quiz

How Confident Are You? Take the Self-Confidence Quiz

Before Facebook’s phenomenal success as the number one social network, its founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, wasn’t as popular as he is today. Yet even then, people around Zuckerberg knew he was someone who could lead his empire to greatness. He just had a certain level of confidence playing his role as the man in […]

How Good Are You at Business Writing? [Take Our Quiz]

How Good Are You at Business Writing? [Take Our Quiz]

No matter what field or industry you’re in, you’ll come across the need for business writing. Whether that’s a business proposal or a letter to be sent to one of your clients, you need to craft a well-written document. As professionals, you need to ensure that you’re well-equipped with effective business writing skills. Memos, proposals, […]

7 New Year’s Resolutions Every Team Should Commit to for 2018

7 New Year’s Resolutions Every Team Should Commit to for 2018

2017 is almost over, and once again, it’s time for people to set their goals for the year ahead. In every goal-setting comes the creation of new year’s resolutions, not just for your personal life but also for your career. You can create new year’s resolutions along with your team members to work towards a […]

10 Worst Gifts to Give Your Workmate (And What to Gift Instead)

10 Worst Gifts to Give Your Workmate (And What to Gift Instead)

Christmas is just around the corner, and once again, it’s time for the traditional gift-exchange in the workplace. A gift is a form of communication as it speaks the words you almost never say out loud. It’s also a great way to show your workmate how much you appreciate his hard work in the office. […]

23 Hacks to Be a Better Communicator [Slideshow]

23 Hacks to Be a Better Communicator [Slideshow]

Effective communication is one of the keys to success in both the professional and personal aspects of our lives. Communication is an art, which when mastered, can take you to great heights. You can easily get your message across, command a room, and even affect change in people if you have excellent communication skills. However, […]

The Ultimate List of FREE Presentation Tools

The Ultimate List of FREE Presentation Tools

Great presentation skills are important — whether it’s for a presentation to one’s team, top management or to an external client.  Salespeople present to close deals.  Researchers present their findings.  Professionals present proposals, budget requests, and all their other work.  The bottom line: results are produced with good presentations. Presentations that capture the audience’s attention […]

Geek, Fluff, and Weasel

Geek, Fluff, and Weasel

If you write clearly, people automatically assume that you think clearly too.  But oftentimes, writing is a complicated, challenging, and very frustrating business.  Many will agree with that people are more likely to speak effectively than write clearly. But why do people write poorly?  People learned to speak first.  A good number of people even […]

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