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

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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

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Light Up Your Virtual Meetings

Virtual meetings have increased for over 54% of professionals so far in 2022 (pumble). Considering that increase, now is a good time to check in on how we’re showing up on screen. We want to create an environment

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Give Thanks and Remember Your Strengths

Find Out What You Bring to the Table

Last month, we discussed how to give feedback to others. Although it’s always helpful to seek new perspectives, it’s also important to incorporate the knowledge and feedback of another key person: yourself

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Developing Confident Presenters

"Good is the Enemy of Great" - Jim Collins

While practice may make permanent, practice and repetition doesn’t always bring about improvement. Whether we deliver presentations and messages frequently or only occasionally; we need to be confident that our messages

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Curb the Forgetting Curve – Extend the Learning Journey

Have you ever left a presentation, meeting, or webinar with your head full of new facts and information but in mere hours, find yourself struggling to recall what you have learned?

You’re not alone. The forgetting curve is real. Some

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Hacks for Hybrid Meetings

After mastering the work-from-home routine, things are shifting yet again. As pandemic restrictions are lifting, companies are no longer seeing themselves having a two-dimensional workforce environment. While this may be an exciting step towards normality, it can also cause some

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Winning Strategy – Team Meetings

“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,

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Up Your Virtual Game

Mute is no longer just a TV setting.

Zoom means more than hurry.

Are you seeing this? Is not about your eyesight.

Do these words and phrases sound familiar? We were forced into the virtual world and are now bonded

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Make Decisions Stick

“There are three kinds of yeses. There’s commitment, confirmation, and counterfeit. People are most used to giving the counterfeit yes.”

– Christopher Voss

When we need to gain commitment from our meetings and presentations, let’s make sure we set the

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