Speaking at a national meeting or conference is about as high stakes as it gets when it comes to presenting. The lights, the big stage, the large audience! To ease nerves and feel prepared, it’s human nature to want to
Do you feel confident in your presentation content but get weak in the knees when you think about all the possible questions you might be asked to answer?
Do you dread meetings because you know you’ll be expected to answer … READ MORE
While going to conferences can be an enjoyable experience, speaking at them can be riddled with nerves, overwhelm, and anticipation. But the big stage does not have to feel intimidating.
The key is to get comfortable with what is less … READ MORE
Summer is approaching, and like our Trainers, you may be eager to hit the waves. But before you grab your surfboard and venture into the ocean, here’s a question for you:
What do surfing and presenting have in common?
The … READ MORE
Presenting to leaders or executives is challenging. But you would never know it from the newest member of our team. As part of the interview process for the Training and Development Specialist role, we asked candidates to deliver a 15-minute … READ MORE
It’s not luck that turns the Chicago River green each year on the Saturday before St. Patrick’s Day – it’s a crew of 6 people, 2 boats, 3 flour sifters and 40 pounds of environmentally-friendly orange powder.
As Benjamin Franklin
After the ball dropped in Times Square, did you craft a list of New Year’s resolutions, or did you skip the practice given how rarely they stick?
Whether you welcomed 2018 with, or sans, resolutions, we all have something in … READ MORE
It’s official – the winter holidays are around the corner.
‘Tis the season when many of us gather to break bread with extended family. I’ve been to family holiday gatherings from 4 to 45 guests. It seems no matter the … READ MORE
While I have my doubts about … READ MORE
Set foot in any retail establishment this time of year, and you’re promptly reminded of Valentine’s Day. Red and pink dominate dÃ©cor, candy conversation hearts reappear, and boxed Valentines pile up near the checkout.
Valentine’s Day isn’t exclusive to romantic … READ MORE