Communicating With Your Whole Package (YOU)

I had a very interesting meeting this morning, listening to people give a one-minute intro about themselves and their businesses. As a communication expert, I frequently find that what people intend to say is buried or submerged beneath layers of uncertainty and physical or emotional discomfort.  A terrible disconnect occurs when our words are not […]

Have You Been Speaking a Foreign Body Language?

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Can You picture this scenario? You have decided to give a little speech to your team. You are not looking forward to this. Actually, you hate speaking. But, you have decided it’s time to take on your fears. You have rehearsed your words, but not your body. So when you get up to speak, your […]

The Handshake – Your Ultimate Letter of Introduction

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We spend considerable time and money on our business cards because they represent us and our company. You wouldn’t think of handing someone a bent, tattered or smeared business card. The same thinking applies to how you shake hands. The handshake is one of the most important things we do. It is at the core […]

Authenticity is Easy: The Passion Ploy

Last week at my networking meeting, I asked my fellow team mates if they could make a list of 10 things that they are passionate about. Most of them raised their hands. “Really,” I said, “you are all that in touch with your passions?” “Ok,” I said, “I’m going to give you all a minute […]