“Hope is not a strategy” – Vince Lombardi
The shift to virtual has driven meetings to be shorter, which affects the traditional business strategy decision process. We are looking to teams to strategize and make important decisions in less time,
“Graphs are a lot like jokes. If you have to explain a joke, it doesn’t work”
-Brian Edwards (Participant in recent 2Connect program)
Brian, a recent participant, was praised by his leader for being one of the best presenters on
We have all heard of the need to have an elevator pitch handy, but how many elevators are you riding nowadays? The concept is still spot on, but the traditional 30 seconds is long gone.
Microsoft’s study concluded that your
Chip and Dan Heath, the authors of Made to Stick, created the “SUCCES” formula for communicating. Here at 2Connect, we find this formula translates well to the formal presentation setting. Using this formula, answer the questions considering your next
We just took a dose of our own medicine. And as tends to be the case, it was hard to swallow in the moment but was so worth it in the end.
You see, we just updated our website. Through
When you’re making a recommendation, particularly to the executive team, you don’t have time to dilly dally. You need to get to your point, and fast. And, you need to do so in a way that influences.
This is often
‘Tis the season for holiday cheer and…strategy planning.
We know those two don’t necessarily mix but they both seem to be in abundance this time of year. We will assume you have the holiday cheer under control and will focus … 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
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