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Less is more: Communication tips for maximum impact
Less is more: Communication tips for maximum impact

Here are four quick tips for better presentations and public speaking gigs that are smoother, more engaging and don't run over your allotted time.

Share your unique perspective (UP) when presenting
Share your unique perspective (UP) when presenting

Influential communication requires great facts and specifics, but storytelling is what makes them memorable. Learn more about crafting your unique perspective.

Pause before you post: A lesson for leaders, not just teens
Pause before you post: A lesson for leaders, not just teens

Offensive or poorly thought out public statements can do lasting damage, even when they're honest mistakes. Leaders need to be especially thoughtful before posting.

Reclaim home court advantage for virtual presentations
Reclaim home court advantage for virtual presentations

Public speaking requires a comfort level, and virtual events are no different. Here's how to create a home-court advantage at home.

The human costs of quarantine on communication
The human costs of quarantine on communication

Isolation has weakened our ability to communicate and to interpret other people's communiation. We must be aware of this vulnerability before we can correct it.

Your virtual report delivery is your final product
Your virtual report delivery is your final product

Even the best report gets better engagement when it's properly presented to the C-suite. Presentation has become especially important with the switch to virtual, video meetings.

How to navigate sensitive conversations on difficult topics
How to navigate sensitive conversations on difficult topics

Difficult conversations, such as about racae, require self-examination and exploratory questions before progress can be made.

How to run an effective virtual meeting: Stop blaming Zoom!
How to run an effective virtual meeting: Stop blaming Zoom!

The problem with meetings is bad meetings, not Zoom.

3 essential skills for resolving conflict
3 essential skills for resolving conflict

Conflict at work can be made worse if leaders don't listen, check their assumptions and take ownership for their role. Here's how to do better.

Remote relationships 101: Coasting will only get you so far
Remote relationships 101: Coasting will only get you so far

The longer we work remotely because of coronavirus, the harder it is to maintain relationships. But there's hope! Read on.

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