Is your speech clear?

July 19, 2017By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Communication Style|Distractions|Interpersonal Communication|Job Success|Time, Communication Style|Habits

No one should struggle to understand us and yet it happens frequently. While there are several reasons this occurs such as your volume, rate, language, etc., the one I’ll mention today is your articulation. How well we articulate contributes to our intelligibility and yes, you can easily improve this critical communication skill. Want to know … Read More

Video Recording: Seeing is Believing

July 7, 2017By Dale KleinBusiness Etiquette|Professionalism, Communication Style, Communication Style|Distractions|Interpersonal Communication|Job Success|Time

Ever since I started helping my clients sound their best I’ve been asked how to improve as a public speaker. While the essence of my business is to guide you with multiple techniques to ensure your success as a speaker, I always refer back to what I call purposeful practice. Most of us are familiar … Read More

How easy is it to communicate with you?

June 24, 2017By Dale KleinBreathing|Job Success|Professionalism|Public Speaking, Business Etiquette|Communication Style|Telephone Etiquette, Business Etiquette|Professionalism, Communication Style

Sounds like a simple question however…how easy is it to communicate with you? If you’re unsure, join the crowd. Most of us don’t know so this post will provide a good starting point for what aspects of communication deserve your consideration. See which ones apply best to you. 1. Vocal Volume: Are you easily heard? … Read More

Play Time Starts Now!

May 25, 2017By Dale KleinCommunication Style

What was your favorite game to play as a kid? Did it make you giggle or bring a smile to your face? If you can, reflect on that time right now and enjoy reliving the experience. One of the tough parts of growing up is that some of us forget the importance of play even … Read More

Avoiding Avalanches

April 17, 2017By Dale KleinBusiness Etiquette|Job Success, Communication Style

According to the dictionary, “avalanche” is defined as a sudden great or overwhelming rush of something. Hopefully this hasn’t occurred to you however it’s something we all need to be aware of when we communicate. As an example, when we’re giving a presentation, interviewing, leaving a voicemail or any type of situation where we want … Read More