There’s no question that all of our lives have been disrupted in a myriad of ways. The question is how are we all coping? What do we need to be doing to ensure that we are as well prepared as possible to deal with the situation we find ourselves in? In other words, how given the challenges are we resuming our work and lives to deal with the new normal? Given the important role that video conferencing is now playing in our lives,
Category: Tips from Nadia
When giving a presentation, one of the most important factors of success is the ability to make your audience feel like you’re genuinely connecting with them and interested in their needs. If they don’t feel like the information you’re giving them has been personalized – if it feels like a memorized speech – you’re likely to lose their interest. Instead, try to make them feel like you genuinely want your presentation to connect with them.
For the next 24 hours I am going to ask you to become very aware of your voice.
What is the tone of your voice when you answer the phone?
How do you sound when you are frustrated or upset?
What does your voice sound like when you are in a meeting and offer your opinion?
When you are giving a presentation, do you sound confident and comfortable or does your voice sound shaky and uncertain?
You’ve probably heard that one of the most important elements of a successful presentation is the ability to reel the audience in from the outset, and make them want to listen. But how exactly do you do that? Here are a few tips.
There is no question that your ability to communicate confidently and authoritatively is critical to your career success. Here are some tips to make your presentations more effective.
It’s important to keep in mind what you want your audience to be thinking, feeling, and doing. For example, what is the particular action you want your team to take as a result of the presentation?
Many of us believe that it is our accomplishments that will help up to succeed. And that is partially true. Having a track record of good work is an important factor that certainly contributes to your advancement. But projecting a sense of confidence is crucial, as well. In order to do that, you need to approach your journey with the right attitude – that is, you need to believe in yourself and your abilities, and know that you deserve to succeed.
There is a lot of talk about the ways in which powerful verbal communication can contribute to career success. You’ve probably heard tips like, “Minimize your ‘ums’ and ‘you knows.’” And as women, we’re often told we should stop using “apologetic” language. For example, it’s better to tell your coworker, “I’d like to meet with you later this week,” than it is to say, “I just wanted to see if maybe you had a little time to talk this week.”