Delivering a virtual presentation has a lot of advantages. You have many tools at your disposal to rely on as you present, such as notes, an agenda, or even a script. You may have mastered multiple platforms, know how to
Fine-tune Your Facilitation
Have you ever been in a situation where you faced a tough crowd? Perhaps you asked a question and were met with silence, or an audience member derailed the conversation. It can be challenging to navigate different group dynamics, so
Invest in Yourself
We’ve all heard the phrase “New Year, New Me”, but what does a “new me” look like? Odds are you’re already doing a lot of things well, so instead of reinventing yourself, trying focusing on improving the skills
Practice Makes Permanent
Picture this: You attended a 2Connect training or coaching and learned valuable strategies to help improve your presentations. You practiced structuring your messaging with clarity, understanding your audience, and fine-tuning your delivery. But then life got in the way
Answer Questions with Clarity
Have you ever been asked a question and find yourself answering with overwhelming data and details to the point where your audience has a hard time following your message? We call this a “data dump.”
This occurs when we try
Light Up Your Virtual Meetings
Leverage The Power of Vivid Examples
Did you know people are 22x more likely to remember a fact when it has been wrapped in a story?
When crafting a story, we know we need to establish a beginning, middle, and end. What can often be
Diving Into Deliberate Practice
Practice makes permanent for most presenters. When you practice your presentation beforehand, the goal is to learn and improve through repetition. But how do you know if you are practicing in a way that will make you better?
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Improve Your Vocal Presence
Have you ever listened to a presentation and found it impossible to pay attention to the speaker? There are many reasons this might occur, but one big factor is the speaker’s vocal presence.
Vocal presence is the use of voice tone, color,
Speak Up and Stand Out
Being heard is not about trying to communicate like someone else. Being heard is about harnessing our best self so our ideas get a seat at the table.
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