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
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
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
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
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 that time of year when proud family members and friends fill the sea of folding chairs, use program fans to fight the scorching sun, and hope the commencement speaker ignites inspiration, not watch-checking. If this will be you, let’s … READ MORE
“If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be ‘meetings’.”
– Dave Barry, Comedian
Can you relate?
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A recent study found about 75% of audiences check out in the first 60 seconds. Your window for engagement is small – by all means, get to the point.
Part of getting to the point is letting audiences know what … READ MORE
In a few short weeks, an 11,875-pound Waterford Crystal bedazzled ball will begin a 60 second descent. While reflecting on the past year, New Year’s Eve merrymakers coast to coast will raise their glasses and jump into 2016. When the … READ MORE
A new year is here and so follows a new line up of presentations — many of which will give you the opportunity to exhibit your leadership, your contributions, and your ideas. Presentations are possibly the most influential form of … READ MORE