Author: Katie Ackerley

24 Jul Rewind: Professor Gates meets Sgt. Crowley

If only everyone had obeyed our SOS Stop-Observe-Strategize Principle, one esteemed Harvard professor and one well regarded police sargeant in Cambridge Massachuseetts would be sleeping better tonight. So to the both of you, think mind over mouth next time. 1. Sgt. Crowley: Couldn't you have...

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16 Jul “If I can’t play my way, I QUIT!”

Sarah Palin's resignation speech, given a few weeks ago in her hometown of Wasilla, Alaska, caught the attention of many people across the country, including our TSIC Coaches. The speech was met with mixed reviews from various news sources, so we decided to give our...

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08 Jul Catching Up With the Coaches – Laurie Schloff

The Coaches at The Speech Improvement Company are constantly working with new clients and launching new projects. [caption id="" align="alignright" width="190" caption="Laurie Schloff"][/caption]This week, we sat down with Senior Coaching Partner Laurie Schloff to find out more about what she is currently working on. Laurie's main focus...

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16 Jun Meet Emmett Patton, our new intern

Speech Improvement Inc is delighted to have Emmett Patton as our intern for the summer. Emmett studies psychology and linguistics at Boston University and is a singer in an acappella group called "The Dear Abbeys". > Emmett, why did you chose these majors? Understanding people's behaviors and the...

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14 Apr J’arrive a’ Montreal

Earlier this year, I had been invited by iNovia Capital to be among three panelists to assess a series of presentations by start-up companies. iNovia Capital "has over $158M under management across two seed and early stage funds (MSBi Investment Fund, L.P. & iNovia Investment Fund...

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25 Mar A new radio show for WETIN

We are thrilled to hear that Lau Lapides and Laurie Schloff will be hosting a new radio show with Emerson's station WETIN. The show titled "Talk Shop" is a 1 hour radio show on Emerson’s new station WETIN Web radio streamed live from 7:00-8:00 PM the...

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20 Feb Using social media to find a job

A panel discussion hosted by: The Speech Improvement Company, Inc. An increasing number of anecdotes are surfacing about people landing jobs using social networks, such as twitter (See "How Twitter can help at work by the New York Times http://shiftingcareers.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/09/07/how-twitter-can-help-at-work/) What are the opportunities, threats and strategies...

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