Women at Work: Getting a Lift from Your Elevator Pitch!

August 27, 2012By Dale KleinJob Success

Kristi Barlette, a reporter and blogger for the Albany Times Union, recently interviewed me about the value of having a well-honed elevator pitch or 30-second commercial.  The article has just been published so I decided it would be the ideal post for this week. Remember that your elevator speech has multiple uses including: job seeking, … Read More

Todd Akin: Is this a true case of misspeak?

August 21, 2012By Dale KleinHonesty|Media|Public Speaking

Everyone has an opinion so what’s yours? Did Representative Todd Akin, the Republican nominee for Senate from Missouri truly misspeak when he stated: “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” The dictionary defines “misspeak” as speaking inaccurately, inappropriately or too hastily.  We now know … Read More

Walk With Purpose…the Podcast for You!

August 16, 2012By Dale KleinNon-Verbal Language|Public Speaking

Earlier this month I posted about the importance of movement; now I’m delving into this topic more in-depth.  Please click on the link below to listen to this podcast.  As always, please let me know what questions or comments you have.  I can’t wait to hear from you! http://www.profitablespeech.com/podcast.asp

Step It Up: Walk With Purpose!

August 2, 2012By Dale KleinNon-Verbal Language

How often do you actually think about your feet when you speak?  Maybe not enough… Yesterday I observed a speaker who literally never stopped moving from one spot to the next; his feet must have been killing him when he was done!  There is a huge difference between walking with purpose vs. nervous pacing…this was clearly … Read More