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
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
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
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
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
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,
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