When Do You Take Questions? communication Aug 10, 2020

You take the time to prepare your presentation slides, handouts, posters, and materials. You have a limited amount of time for your presentation and you need to manage your time wisely. So, when and how do you take questions from the audience?

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Don’t skip the party! inspiration Aug 10, 2020

I must admit; Tip #6 is one I have struggled with in my career. The topic for this week in the “Money & Career: On the Job” article from the May 2017 issue of Essence magazine is regarding attendance at office parties or social events. I struggled with this for a couple of...

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Just do something! inspiration Aug 10, 2020

I was driving to my office last week. There is an intersection just as you get off the highway, right by the fire department. Depending on how the light is timed, you either stop at the light or you keep moving forward. On this particular day, there was a huge truck blocking the entire...

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Should we see color? inspiration Aug 10, 2020

It seems the question of race or color is as much a conversation as the weather these days. It’s an interesting question and one that has quickly divided people who would have otherwise not given it a second thought. To answer the question, we first have to ask ourselves “do we see...

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It's not time. Aug 10, 2020

Our dog Sophie has a fixed routine. It has been the same routine for all the years of her life. She knows what time she eats her breakfast, goes out, eats her dinner, goes out and gets her night time snack. She is a smart fuzzy baby and even though she knows the time (almost to the minute), it...

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You posted THAT?! career communication Aug 10, 2020

Career tips continue this week with Tip #5 in the “Money & Power: On the Job” article from the May 2017 issue of Essence Magazine. Social Media faux paus…oh my! Think twice before posting.

 “Even if you adjust your account settings to the highest privacy level,...

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How Do You Handle Side Conversations? Aug 10, 2020

We have all probably witnessed it...those side conversations in the audience while someone else is presenting. Has this ever happened to you?

As the leader of your presentation, the audience will look to you to handle and manage the rudeness. So, what do you do?

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What’s really important? communication presentation skills Aug 10, 2020

I’m excited about the upcoming launch of my new book, Faith to Conquer Fear: The Journey. Here is an excerpt from one of the chapters.

 Every now and then, we need to slow down and assess what is really important. Life is busy and life is sometimes shorter than planned. The number of...

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