Blog Posts

The Seven Largest Challenges For Human Resources Departments In 2024

With 2024 underway, Human Resources Professionals face a dynamic and challenging work landscape.  Today’s U.S. workforce is the largest and most-skilled in history, and they have come to prioritize employers who value employee well-being, diversity, and technological ability. Human Resources Departments bridge this gap between the managers and the managed, staying attuned to the pulse of the organization.  Here are the seven largest challenges for Human Resources Professionals in 2024. If you'd like to read more, please click the title....

The Seven Most Effective Strategies For Closing Your Presentation In A Positive And Memorable Way

This blog is the seventh of a series of blogs in which I share the discoveries and best practices for Being A Great Public Speaker with you.  I encourage you to share each of these blogs with both your peers and members of your Management Team.  If you'd like to read more, please click the title....

The Importance Of Storytelling And How Best To Leverage Your Story

This blog is the sixth of a series of blogs in which I share the discoveries and best practices for Being A Great Public Speaker with you.  I encourage you to share each of these blogs with both your peers and members of your Management Team.  If you'd like to read more, please click the title....

How And When To Use Humor When Giving Presentations

This blog is the fifth of a series of blogs in which I share the discoveries and best practices for Being A Great Public Speaker with you.  I encourage you to share each of these blogs with both your peers and members of your Management Team.  If you'd like to read more, please click the title....

How To Immediately Build Rapport And Fully Engage An Audience

This blog is the fourth of a series of blogs in which I share my discoveries and best practices for Being A Great Public Speaker with you.  I encourage you to share each of these blogs with both your peers and members of your Management Team.  If you'd like to read more, please click the title....

The Nine Most Common Mistakes Made By Speakers

In late February, I was invited to a large Procter & Gamble manufacturing plant to train their Leaders and Managers on “How To Give A Great Public Speech.”  In preparation for the training, I did a lot of research on the topic and discovered many gems and best practices. This blog is the third of a series of blogs in which I share these discoveries and best practices with you.  I encourage you to share each of the blogs with both your peers and members of your Management Team.  If you'd like to read more, please click the ...

The Ten Secret Ways of Overcoming Presentation Anxiety

In late February, I was invited to a large Procter & Gamble manufacturing plant to train their Leaders and Managers on “How To Give A Great Public Speech.”  In preparation for the training, I did a lot of research on the topic and discovered many gems and best practices. This blog is the second of a series of blogs in which I share these discoveries and best practices with you.  I encourage you to share each of the blogs with both your peers and members of your Management Team.  If you'd like to read more, please click the title....

The Seven Key Characteristics of Great Speakers

Last week, I was invited to a large Procter & Gamble manufacturing plant to train their Leaders and Managers on “How To Give A Great Public Speech.”  In preparation for the training, I did a lot of research on the topic and discovered many gems and best practices.  I encourage you to share this blog with both your peers and members of your Management Team. If you'd like to read more, please click the title....

The Loneliness Epidemic: And How To Conquer It By Creating Conscious Social Connections

A lack of connection isn't just a culture problem – it is a business problem. The truth is: We are in the midst of a loneliness epidemic, as reported by the Harvard Business Review. Thus, I thought it would be helpful to you if I summarized the highlights from the comprehensive report (below), along with offering a few meaningful pieces of advice to which I think are worth paying close attention. If you'd like to read more, please click the title. ...