5 Public Speaking Tips to Exude Executive Presence      (CEO World Magazine)

We all know when we see or hear someone who exudes “executive presence.” It’s not just that they exemplify good grooming or fashion sense, or even that they have highly developed intelligence or street smarts. More than that, their executive presence comes from a sense of confidence and clarity of thought. Others recognize the quality in the way the person walks and talks. It’s a kind of controlled forward momentum. Read full article

Surprising Tips For Powerful Public Speaking      (Young Upstarts)

Speaking in front of a group in any business setting, whether it’s a formal presentation, a meeting or on a conference call, requires not only that you have a well-prepared message, but that you deliver it clearly. Any number of glitches can sabotage your delivery. It’s critical to recognize and address them before you find yourself in the spotlight.   Read full article

5 Key Prep Tips For a Winning Presentation   (Businessing)

Business presentations carry hidden traps that, with adequate preparation, can be anticipated and overcome. The good news is that, unlike many business situations that demand public speaking, such as interviews, meetings and networking, a formal presentation allows you complete control and plenty of time to prepare. But it also carries the most responsibility and the highest expectations. You’re not only responsible for setting the tone for the presentation, but you’re expected to be an expert on the subject. The biggest presentation challenges demand that you refine your message and exude a professional presence. Use these prep tips to create a winning presentation.        Read full article

Why So Nervous?       (Vocal Articles)

Most people shutter at the sound of the words, “public speaking”. There are countless stories of the metaphoric death by embarrassment, or at least an acknowledgment of discomfort and avoidance at all cost. What is it that causes this universal feeling of dread? Why do we get so nervous at the thought of public speaking? Is it just in our heads? Well… yes and no.   Read full article

Job Interview Storytelling 101       (Vocal Articles)

Nobody loves the job interview experience. Ideally, both the interviewer and the interviewee want the interview to feel like a really good conversation. A good conversation consists of two individuals sharing their perspectives and finding a common ground. None of this can happen without a clear understanding of how to be a wonderful storyteller.      Read full article