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Own the virtual room in your next presentation
Own the virtual room in your next presentation

Preparation, backup plans and knowing when to make eye contact are just some of the 15 tips here for better remote presentations

Stop walking on eggshells
Stop walking on eggshells

Conflict and disagreement are inevitable. How we handle that is up to us, however.

Why great leaders speak last
Why great leaders speak last

Leaders can dominate meetings and stifle ideas if they're not careful. Try this approach instead in your next meeting to draw out your employees' ideas and contributions.

Help your team talk about topics that block success
Help your team talk about topics that block success

Success depends on what gets talked about -- and what doesn't. This is the perfect space for the leader to step into. Here's how.

What inaugurations can teach you about your communication
What inaugurations can teach you about your communication

Inaugural addresses are a showcase for communicating to the nation. What can we learn from them about our everyday communications?

Q&A: How associations can solve communications challenges
Q&A: How associations can solve communications challenges

SmartBrief's Tim Welsh, Director, Content Partnerships, shares his career path from associations to SmartBrief, as well as why associations can benefit from SmartBrief's email offerings and take advantage of the new normal.

How to develop charisma in a virtual world
How to develop charisma in a virtual world

Virtual meetings are much different than in-person, but charisma is not only attainable but remains desirable. Here are some tips on how to be a charismaic, engaged executive even through a screen.

What's next when your apology is not accepted
What's next when your apology is not accepted

When you try to apologize and you aren't successful, it's time to be reflective, not combative. Learn more from a reputation expert on how to understand why your apology failed to connect.

Talking vaccines: The new communications hurdle for employers
Talking vaccines: The new communications hurdle for employers

Vaccines are here, but employees are concerned and, in some cases, resistant. What can employers do to encourage vaccinations and be clear about workplace policies?

How to get uncomfortable and elevate your leadership in 2021
How to get uncomfortable and elevate your leadership in 2021

Conflict avoidance is a bad idea when you're the boss. Here are some ways to overcome reluctance and be the leader your people need.

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