The Hard Reality of Soft Skills

Laurie Burton training

Soft Skills are the unsung heroes of the corporate world. Corporations have had their own aha moment regarding these skills. Occupational requirements are one thing but in a number of professions, the hard reality is that soft skills (people skills) may be more important than, or just as important as, occupational skills. Consider the legal […]

How a Colorful Approach Improves Public Speaking

How many times have you heard someone say, “Oh, I don’t speak in front of people, because it’s too much pressure.” Or how about, “I get sick just thinking about it.” For many, the approach to public speaking is far from positive. But I have found that a colorful approach can be just the ticket […]