Build Your Resilience

March 25, 2024By Dale KleinCommunication Style|Goal-Setting

[Image by Gerd Altmann of Pixabay] Merriam Webster defines resilience as: an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change.  Most of us have been there and know firsthand the importance of developing resilience, particularly if we speak in public.  The question is do you have resilience and if not, how do … Read More

Time to Test Drive

March 18, 2024By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Feedback, Practice

[Image by bobtheskater of Pixabay] Most of us understand the value of taking a test drive…but what about taking time to test drive your presentation? If this  either is a new concept for you or one you haven’t used in some time, it’s definitely a form of practice.  You may practice whatever you wish, however … Read More

Weather is set to warm-up…do you?

March 11, 2024By Dale KleinCommunication Style|Goal-Setting, Communication Style|Habits, Energetic Communication, Habits, Non-Verbal Language|Professionalism, Practice

[Image by H.B. from Pixabay] For those readers who live in the northeast, the meteorologists tell us we’re set to “warm-up” but the real question is do you? In my opinion, a warm-up is absolutely an activity I believe in wholeheartedly.  After all, athletes warm-up physically to avoid potential injury.  The approach a speaker takes … Read More

Communication Style: Right or Wrong?

March 4, 2024By Dale KleinAccommodations, Communication Style

[Image by Gerd Altmann of Pixabay] If you’re one of my readers, you already know that we can communicate in a variety of ways.  Different situations warrant different communication styles.  Sometimes a direct style is indicated while at times a more indirect style may be more suitable.  Did you know that there is room for … Read More