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How to Evaluate A Public Speaking Training (Post-Training Assessment)

If you offer any training to your team, you want to ensure it’s worth the investment. Ideally, your team enjoyed the experience, but they’re also delivering improved results. So how do you know if it worked? In this article, we have 3 tiers that you can independently assess to make sure you got the most […]

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How Do I Assess My Team’s Public Speaking Skills?

You have a team, and you want to improve their communication skills, but you don’t know which training would be the best fit. If you want to get the best public speaking skills training for your team, then you need to conduct a “needs assessment.” A needs assessment highlights specific areas that your team could […]

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13 Reasons To Offer Your Employees Presentation Skills Training

Your employees may be subject matter experts in their field, but do they know how to communicate their ideas well? Public speaking, communication, and presentation skills are unfortunately not skills taught in school. So many of us grow up being experts in our domain but not having the skills to actually present our work (not […]

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How To Crush Your Fear Of Public Speaking As An Introvert

In this article I’ll show you how to crush your fear of public speaking as an introvert.  First I’ll define the term introvert and dive into some myths associated with it. Then I’ll explain what causes fear of public speaking for introverts, and finally, how to overcome that fear. What Is An Introvert The term […]

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Finding The Right Team Building Activities For Your Remote Team

In this article, I’ll go over 9 virtual team building activities for your remote team. When done properly, team building can boost creativity, communication, innovation, and trust. When team building is part of company culture, employees are more engaged which impacts the bottom line. Team building is not a one-size-fits-all model so I’ve broken it […]

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What Is An Online Public Speaking Class Like?

With the mass shift to virtual meetings, a common question we’ve been getting lately is “What is an online public speaking class like?” Online virtual meetings have become the backbone of organizational communications and professionals like you are looking for resources to learn how to be effective in such virtual spaces. In this article, I’ll […]

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7 Ways To Get People To Participate In A Virtual Meeting

Think back to your virtual meetings this week. How many of them were productive? And how many of them got the group participating?  I don’t know about you, but I’ve ran and sat in plenty of meetings where people were on their laptops and not engaged. It felt like a waste of time.  Getting people […]

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8 Tips To Make You Effective In Virtual Meetings

Now more than ever, it’s critical to be effective in virtual meetings. More and more professionals use video conferencing applications each day and it’s important that you use the technology well so that you can stand out and get the right visibility. Here are 8 tips to make you polished, professional and effective in your […]

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The #1 Secret of Highly Persuasive People: Future Pacing

I believe that you can be more persuasive. Especially when armed with storytelling, strong language patterns, and confidence. I use this Magnetic Speaking Blog to address all of the above, and today, I want to focus on “persuasive language patterns.” Specifically, “The King” of all language patterns: Future Pacing. It’s a pattern I learned while […]

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How To Copy The Public Speaking Masters

Watching a public speaking master can be “good” or “bad” for you. It all depends on how you watch that speaker. If you look at a good speaker and say to yourself “I can’t do that!” or “Oh, I can’t be like that!” then you are reinforcing a belief that you are not a good […]

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