Archive for September, 2012

Handling Questions

When entertaining questions during your presentation or speech, always repeat the question before answering.  This is a courtesy to the rest of the audience who may not have clearly heard the original question.  It is also a checkpoint for you…

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Email Etiquette – Recipient Lists

Email etiquette is important in today’s email driven society.  Here is an important tip, especially in corporate America.  The purpose of “bcc” or blind copying someone on an email is for the sole purpose of informing the blind copied person.  Because the…

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Maintain Human Contact

I found a great excerpt from the article “The New Attention Deficit” in the December issue of Entreprenuer magazine.  The gist of the article is we are becoming so obsessed with technology, we are losing the ability and desire to maintain human…

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From Certified Instructor to Author!

Sue Gaulke, the creator of the SpeakersTrainingCamp posted an article on her latest blog about my new book, “Faith to Conquer Fear:  Inspiration to Achieve your Dreams” and the writing process.  Take a look. http://www.successworksusa.com/2010/12/05/from-certified-trainer-to-author Christy

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“Things That Turn Listeners Off”

The key to public speaking is to remember that it is not about you.  It is about your audience.  Your job as a presenter is to ensure your audience benefits from their time spent with you.  This means ensuring you avoid any…

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Are You Lying To Me? Part II

I found a great article in the July 2010 issue of Entrepreneur magazine on the tell tale signs of lying.  Pamela Meyer, a certified fraud examiner offers some of the most common cues that indicate someone may be lying. Here are a few…

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Are you Lying To Me?

I found a great article in the July 2010 issue of Entrepreneur magazine on the tell tale signs of lying.  Pamela Meyer, a certified fraud examiner offers some of the most common cues that indicate someone may be lying. Here are a few…

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Faith to Conquer Fear: Inspiration to Achieve your Dreams In Stores NOW!

Faith to Conquer Fear:  Inspiration to Achieve your Dreams  In Stores NOW! “Life crises make us reassess our paths and purposes.  This compilation of quotes and religious references will help you navigate the storm and take hold of your dreams.”…

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Adapt to Your Audience

One of the most important abilities you can have as a presenter is the ability to adapt to your audience.  I attended a two hour Nielsen training recently.  The training was divided into one hour of overview and 1 hour of hands…

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Six Subtle Moves That Hold Women Back From Success

Communication is about much more than just speaking or presenting in front of a group.  Non verbal gestures in day to day interactions can have a significant impact on how people perceive you.  I ran across a great article on www.AOL.com posted…

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