Monthly Archives: July 2017

5 Situations Where You Need to Avoid Giving Feedback

By |2019-08-28T12:58:03-04:00July 20th, 2017|Speaking|

Performance feedback helps, unless it makes things worse. Here are five times to skip giving feedback until you have a smarter strategy. Perhaps your company still engages in traditional annual performance reviews. Or maybe you have ditched the formalities for "just in time" feedback. Or possibly, you have come up with an innovative, novel way of

When Mindset Isn’t Enough

By |2019-08-28T12:58:46-04:00July 6th, 2017|Speaking|

5 practical strategies for managing public speaking anxiety. As someone who speaks internationally, I have a lot of experience working with professional interpreters. So when a LinkedIn connection recently asked his network to share their most important tips for working with interpreters, I was curious to see what responses he got. I was struck by

20 Things that Great Presenting Teams Ask Before They Open their Mouth

By |2019-08-28T12:58:52-04:00July 5th, 2017|Speaking|

Presenting as a team can showcase your talent -- or make you look unprofessional and uncoordinated. Here's how to make a team presentation work for you. "The whole presentation is an hour, but I am only really 'on' for 10 minutes." "I only have to know my part. The other guys know the rest of