Biotech Blog

8 Nov Communicating with Authority – On Demand Recorded Webinar

Being able to communicate assertively and confidently helps people succeed in business and personal relationships. It begins with a mindset and requires attention to non-verbal communication and delivery style. This recorded webinar will introduce you to the best practices for both and provide valuable, life-long communication skills.

30-minutes

 

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1 Nov Getting your Message Across: Strategies for Conveying Technical and Complex Information

Communication excellence, the ability to speak clearly and convey ideas with impact, is highly associated with career and organizational success.

Yet, healthcare and technology leaders face a major challenge: how to simplify complex and technical information so that others “get it”, buy in, and take action for best results. (more…)

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25 Oct Managing Employees Remotely – On Demand Recorded Webinar

With large numbers of employees working remotely, managers are grappling with a set of challenges in communication, motivation, and employee engagement to continue leading effectively.

Watch our recorded webinar and you will learn:

– The key challenges to remote work

– Five important skills for effective remote collaboration

– How to motivate and engage employees

This is a unique opportunity to fine-tune your communication skills. You will learn proven strategies you can put to use immediately with any remote employee or team to keep them focused and productive.

30-minutes

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18 Oct Five Tips for Telehealth Professionals

Telehealth is here to stay! Eighty percent of patients had positive experiences during the pandemic, and the same number wish to continue their telehealth sessions when meeting in person is not necessary for treatment, or as an adjunct to in person visits.

No matter what the medium though, patients and clients judge healthcare providers on two dimensions:

1) Professional knowledge and expertise; and 2) Communication/relationship skills.

Research show that effective communication skills are correlated with patient satisfaction, and that poor bedside/webside manner is the most frequent complaint of dissatisfied patients.

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26 Sep Products Don’t Sell – People Do: True or False?

Is this age-old sales mantra still true? After all, when it was first said, it certainly wasn’t delivered on the devices you are reading it on right now. So has technology changed the meaning of this mantra? And how about products in today’s world?

Are today’s highly sophisticated products capable of selling themselves? You didn’t buy that Apple Watch or Samsung Phone because a crafty salesperson sold it to you, right? Instead, you probably re-searched it or asked your friends if and how they liked it. (more…)

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19 Sep Eloquence: Relying on Short Words

For hundreds of years in the English language, the most powerful and memorable means of expression has been the reliance on one or two-syllable words.

Many eloquent speeches, poetry, and plays have this common strain: three out of four words are one and two syllables. Consider Shakespeare’s famous “Coward’s Die” soliloquy as an example of the 75% rule. (more…)

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9 Sep Is There a Connection Between Anxiety Disorders and Fear of Speaking?

We are all familiar with the concept of public speaking, but all speaking is public speaking. When ordering dinner in a restaurant, people do not consider this “public speaking” and may complete this task with minimal anxiety or self-awareness. Yet, a presentation in front of seven people may cause extreme distress.

Public speaking in a business setting can cause substantial stress, fear, nervousness, and anxiety for many professionals. The fear of speaking is considered one of the most common struggles in effective presentations and communication at work. (more…)

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29 Aug Virtual Learning May be Best

I really enjoyed this article from the NeuroLeadership Institute on the benefits of virtual learning:

Virtual Learning is Better. Period.

Our team of executive communication coaches concur that brief periods of learning over time lead to better results. However, the article doesn’t address the social/business relationships which arise more easily in person and greatly contribute to workplace morale.

What are your thoughts?

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