Category Archive for "Communication"

Don’t skip the party!

I must admit; Tip #6 is one I have struggled with in my career. The topic for this week in the “Money & Career:  On the Job” article from the May 2017 issue of Essence magazine is regarding attendance at office...
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You posted THAT?!

Career tips continue this week with Tip #5 in the “Money & Power:  On the Job” article from the May 2017 issue of Essence Magazine.  Social Media faux paus…oh my!  Think twice before posting. “Even if you adjust your account settings...
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You said WHAT?!

“Loose lips sink ships.”  Tip #4 in the “Money & Power:  On the Job” article in the May 2017 issue of Essence Magazine is definite “no-no!”  Gossip and bad talk is like a boomerang.  It always comes back to you. “It...
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Think before you speak…

You have probably heard the phrase “It’s not what you say.  It’s how you say it.”  Coming from the perspective of a person who errs on the side of “direct communication,” I believe both what you say AND how you...
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Are you moody?

In the May 2017 issue of Essence Magazine, the article “Money & Power:  On the Job” offers tips to avoid “stunting your career growth.”  Tip #2 addresses mood swings.  Interesting…take a read. “Employers pick up on your energy and any...
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If you don’t tell them, who will?

In the May 2017 issue of Essence magazine, there is a great article on ten bad habits to avoid to keep you from “stunting your career growth or earning potential.”  As a career woman, I found these to be highly...
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I’m a contributor!

I am so honored to be one of the contributors to Paul Smith’s newest book Sell with a Story.  Paul Smith is a Speaker, Trainer and Author of three books; Lead with a Story, Parenting with a Story and Sell with…

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Gesture for Effective Communication

One of the biggest opportunity areas my public speaking clients face is gesturing.  Most people have no issues gesturing and conversationally using their hands in one on one conversations or small group settings.  However, when it’s time to stand in…

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On Camera Tips

I read a great little article in the August 2014 edition of Toastmaster magazine that I thought you would find valuable.  Here’s the reprint. “Communications coach Barbara Seymour Giordano is as confident and comfortable behind a camera lens as she…

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The Element of Surprise

“What you want Baby, I got it “What you need Do you know I got it? All I’m askin’ Is for a little respect when you come home (just a little bit) Hey baby (just a little bit) when you…

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