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Best Practices in Communication for Managers

Navigating Essential Conversations This complimentary webinar is designed for those who are either new to the role and responsibilities of management or those who are experienced but looking to review a manager’s most important duties and expectations. The five critical skills needed to be an effective manager of people are covered.

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Thinking on Your Feet

This 30-minute recorded webinar teaches you how to process and organize your thoughts quickly in a way that will help you communicate clearly and with confidence Have you ever wondered how some people always have the right thing to say at the right time?

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Selling Yourself at a Job Interview

Job interviews can be challenging. Very few people enjoy talking about themselves and find it to be stressful. In addition to having the right skills, you have to get through the job interview. This webinar will share with you a proven best practice for how to ensure that you are being as effective as possible during your interview.

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Managing Employees Remotely

Overcoming challenges in communication, motivation, and employee engagement The coronavirus is forced many of us to work and manage remotely. With large numbers of employees working remotely or in a hybrid environment for the first time, managers have a whole new set of challenges to continue leading effectively.

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Communicating During Crisis

During this 30-minute recorded webinar you will learn the three most important things that must be communicated during a time of crisis and proven techniques for putting it all in place immediately. In these unprecedented times, your people are relying on your insight and direction.

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Virtual Presentations Beyond the Basics

Since COVID, there has been a surge in the use of Zoom, Teams, Slack, and other tools for virtual presentations. Dr. Ethan Becker, President, and Laura Mathis, Executive Communication Coach have together coached hundreds of remote presenters and share best practices in this 30-minute recorded webinar.

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ChatGPT: When Your Technical Skills Are Eclipsed, Your Humanity Will Matter More Than Ever

That’s the title of an insightful article from The New York Times by Aneesh Raman and Maria Flynn. It states “A.I. could usher in a world of work that is anchored more, not less, around human ability.” As speech coaches, we can only respond with “Whew!” Fascinated, we turned to A.I. and asked ChatGPT to summarize it. Here’s what we got: The article discusses a significant shift in the skills valued in the economy, driven

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Conference Presenting: Back to Basics

It’s that time of the year when organizations are gearing up for client conferences. Below are three suggestions that I find myself reminding all of my clients to include in their presentations. Give your listeners a reason to listen.  We call this a benefit statement, or I often refer to it as W.I.I.F.M. (What’s In It For Me).  It answers the question, “What is your presentation going to give listeners?” Think about your overall message

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The Unique Challenges of Neurodiverse Communication in the Workplace

As an Executive Communication Coach, I’m thrilled to see Neurodiversity becoming more recognized and celebrated at work. However, its nuances in the workplace can cause frustration and miscommunications. For example, if you work with someone who rarely makes eye contact, you might assume they are shy, nervous, or uncomfortable. Using eye contact is an essential nonverbal communication behavior that most of us use automatically in work interactions. Eye contact helps people communicate their interest and

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