How do you spell S.U.P.E.R.V.I.S.O.R.?

February 12, 2024By Dale KleinCommunication Style|Distractions|Presentation Skills, Communication Style|Habits, Credibilty, Distractions

[Image by no-longer-here of Pixabay] The word supervisor may have different meanings depending on the source you use.  Here’s how I spell the word supervisor: S= Support Staff U=Update Staff P=Problem  Solve E=Ensure Equity R=Respect Differences V=Visualize Outcomes I=Invite Feedback S=Set Goals O=Offer Feedback R=Repair Communication Breakdowns This is certainly not intended as an exhaustive … Read More

Are you an Exceptional Exhibitor?

January 24, 2024By Dale KleinCommunication patterns, Communication Style|Job Success|Professionalism|Value, Credibilty, Goal-Setting

[Image by Gerd Altmann] Many folks think they know how to exhibit; maybe they do and maybe they don’t. They believe it’s all about small talk.  Well, it is however, in my experience, small talk leads to big business. Being an exceptional exhibitor involves three distinct phases which include: Phase 1:  Your plan before the … Read More

Do your best to Unlock

January 15, 2024By Dale KleinPublic Speaking|Vocabulary

[Image by cocoparisienne of Pixabay] As a public speaker, do you use metaphors?  If not, I highly recommend trying them as a tool to unlock the imagination of your listener(s). They can be quite powerful in getting your message across. Metaphors may be used in writing and speaking and serve as a valuable technique when … Read More

What do you want in 2024?

January 8, 2024By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Communication Style|Professionalism, Credibilty

[Image by Muneeb Khalid of Pixabay] Whether you want to start or want more from 2024, go and get it. You may want more… Networking opportunities In-person speaking engagements Virtual speaking engagements Clients Prospects Social media presence Presentation coaching Blog subjects Podcast topics Collaboration Webinars Website traffic Ways to engage your listeners Keynotes Sales leads … Read More

Do You Renew?

January 1, 2024By Dale KleinCommunication patterns

[Image by Olya Adamovich of Pixabay] In order to renew you first need to reflect and review—then you’re prepared for part 2 which is to renew. My last post in 2023 offered you a total of twenty questions (10 to help you reflect, 10 to help you to review). If you’re currently working on those … Read More

Reflect, Review…& (tune in next week for part 2)

December 25, 2023By Dale KleinCommunication patterns, Communication Style, Communication Style|Job Success|Leadership, Credibilty, Goal-Setting

[Image by Gerd Altmann of Pixabay] You may be a professional public speaker or perhaps aspire to become one.  One of the key aspects that all of my public speaking clients know is the importance of two skills which are reflect and review.  (Next week I’ll address the third “R” so please be sure to … Read More

How do you Invest in You?

December 18, 2023By Dale KleinBusiness Etiquette|Telephone Etiquette|Vocal Quality|Vocal Variety, Communication patterns, Communication Style|Goal-Setting

[Image by Pete Linforth of Pixabay] Many of us ask ourselves How do I invest in myself?  According to Warren Buffett “If you can’t communicate, it’s like winking at a girl in the dark–nothing happens. You can have all the brainpower in the world, but you have to be able to transmit it.  And the … Read More