Speaker Bio vs. Speaker Intro: Which is Best?

August 25, 2016By Dale KleinPresentation Skills

Since I’ve had the privilege of coaching a vast array of clients since 1994, occasionally I hear the same question.  In this case, I’m referring to how a speaker is introduced. Let’s start with this question: Should the speaker self-introduce or have another person introduce him or her?  My recommendation is to always opt for … Read More

The Power of Words: How to Build Your Vocabulary

August 19, 2016By Dale KleinUncategorized

The Power of Words: How to Build Your Vocabulary The Johnson O’ Connor Research Foundation determined: “A person’s vocabulary level was the best single aptitude for predicting occupational success in every area. Furthermore, vocabulary is not innate, and can be acquired by everybody.” Building your vocabulary starts with asking yourself this simple question: “Why do I want to increase … Read More

The Business Leader’s Guide to Successful Communication

August 19, 2016By Dale KleinUncategorized

The Business Leader’s Guide to Successful Communication How many of you consider yourself to be a business person? How many of you consider yourself to be a business leader? Just about anyone can go into business or even call themself a business person. So then, what creates a “business leader”? This is an important distinction. … Read More

Does your network, Net Work?

August 19, 2016By Dale KleinUncategorized

Does your network, Net Work? The concept of private practice is certainly not new to the field of Speech Pathology. However, one aspect of private practice that is still evolving, is that of Corporate Speech Pathology. Beginning in 1994 I established a private practice in Corporate Speech Pathology; initially on a part-time basis and now … Read More

Can You Hear Me? Making the Most of Microphones

August 19, 2016By Dale KleinUncategorized

Can You Hear Me? Making the Most of Microphones Picture yourself at a professional conference and the speaker walks up to the microphone and says: “Is this thing on?” or “Can you hear me okay?” Maybe you’ve even heard yourself asking these same questions of your audience. If so, you’re not alone! Professional and seasoned … Read More