Size Doesn’t Matter

July 9, 2018By Dale KleinCommunication Style|Distractions|Interpersonal Communication|Job Success|Time, Communication Style|Goal-Setting|Presentation Skills, Communication Style|Job Success

When I have the privilege of coaching a new client to sound his or her best, I often begin by requesting that they complete my corporate communication self-assessment. Of the brief list of questions, I include a statement about confidence addressing a small audience vs. a large audience. While there are always exceptions, the majority … Read More

Freedom from Fear of Speaking Day

July 2, 2018By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Communication Style|Habits, Communication Style|Internal Dialogue|Interpersonal Communication|Motivational|Public Speaking

We all know that this Wednesday is 4th of July or Independence Day but some of you may not realize that today, July 2 is…Freedom from Fear of Speaking Day! So what does this mean to you or those you know? One interpretation is that it’s a time to celebrate a new beginning. As scary … Read More

The ayes have it…or is it the ears?

June 4, 2018By Dale KleinCommunication Style|Distractions|Presentation Skills, Communication Style|Job Success, Communication Style|Leadership|Presentation Skills|Public Speaking, Credibilty

Most of us are familiar with the common voting phrase “the ayes have it.” Since “ayes” and “eyes” are pronounced the same…let’s think about how that relates to our communication. In my experience with coaching clients, they tend to ask if they should speak the same way they write. My answer is no and here’s … Read More

Connection Counts

May 30, 2018By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Communication Style|Goal-Setting, Communication Style|Goal-Setting|Presentation Skills, Communication Style|Internal Dialogue|Interpersonal Communication|Motivational|Public Speaking

Ever feel like you’re the odd person out? Or that you simply don’t fit in? Most of us have had this experience first hand and generally find it undesirable. It’s pretty normal to want to be accepted whether it’s in a personal or business situation. For ease of discussion, let’s refer to it as the … Read More

Have FOMO?

May 23, 2018By Dale KleinBusiness Etiquette, Communication Style|Distractions|Interpersonal Communication|Job Success|Time

In case you’re unfamiliar with the acronym FOMO, it stands for Fear Of Missing Out. So do you or does someone you know have FOMO? If you’re unsure, some common behaviors include: frequently checking your account on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, email, and constantly attending to your cell phone activity. Probably sounds familiar but you … Read More