Lessons from the Lectern

June 17, 2017By Dale KleinCommunication Style|Distractions|Interpersonal Communication|Job Success|Time, Communication Style|Job Success|Professionalism

Part of coaching my clients to sound their best involves having them practice delivering their presentation, which also serves as a dress rehearsal. Many people who use their notes typically hold them, which is not only distracting to the audience but also limiting when it comes to gesturing. The best alternative is to employ the … Read More

Open Wide

March 25, 2017By Dale KleinBreathing|Job Success|Professionalism|Public Speaking, Communication Style|Distractions|Interpersonal Communication|Job Success|Time, Communication Style|Leadership|Presentation Skills|Public Speaking

Each of us has been raised in a different manner, which means that our values and behaviors will differ. As one example, some cultures may feel it’s best to keep our mouths in more of a closed position, even when speaking. That doesn’t always serve us well and here’s why. Lately I’ve noticed several of … Read More