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6 leadership communication skills learned from being a parent

As parents, our role is to help our children gain the skills they need to be successful in life, and these can also help us become better communicators as leaders....

Ways to use your passions in public speaking

When I first started out as a keynote speaker in New York, I was convinced that my talk had to be ‘polished’ to impress my audience. I remember it so...

7 POWERFUL Presentation Delivery Strategies for Global Leaders

The ability to deliver powerful presentations is a skill that most people in business need to practice, not just leaders and managers. Whether it’s presenting to 5 people in a...

The 3-step solution for overcoming cultural barriers in global business

As businesses expand globally, cultural barriers are occurring more and more, and this can create communication problems and make it difficult to understand other people’s behavior. First of all, it...

How to adapt your communication style to a culturally different audience

Do you know what your natural communication style is?  The way in which you talk and share information is based on our personality and temperament. It may be something you...

How to create an unforgettable persuasive presentation

One of the most sought-after skills of any leader is the ability to influence an audience.  Think for a moment about some of the most successful people you know …...

5 ways to use repetition for persuasive communication

No matter how clear or simple we believe our message is, this never guarantees that your audience will remember it, let alone ACT upon it.  Utilizing the art of repetition...

Rejuvenate your persuasive communication skills following the pandemic

We have now endured more than 12 months of this (your favorite adjective here) pandemic, and like you, I’ve been surprised at how accustomed I’ve become to digital communication. Video...

Communicating effectively beyond the mask

A year after much of the country entered strict lockdowns designed to contain the coronavirus, President Joe Biden is moving closer to slowly lifting restrictions across the state of New...

What does it really mean to communicate authentically?

Have you ever been told “Just be your authentic self, and you’ll be fine?” Huh? What does it even mean? The word ‘authentic’ has become so overused that it’s starting...