It’s All About the Search

October 14, 2019By Dale KleinCommunication Style

Search is an interesting word…especially when it comes to conducting your next presentation.  In the past, you may not have framed it this way, however I believe that the greatest impact we can have as a speaker emanates from our ability to effectively search.  Here’s what I mean. Consider these 10 questions: What is your … Read More

Turn the Table

October 7, 2019By Dale KleinCommunication Style

For those of you who have been in the audience when I conduct a business communication workshop or who have been coached by me to sound your best, you know that one of the many skills I help you develop is how to be a confident speaker.  Sound familiar so far?  However, if we turn … Read More

Writing vs. Speaking: Knowing the Difference

July 15, 2019By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Communication Style|Job Success|Meetings, Job Success

When it comes to contacting others or being contacted, we have several choices such as calling, speaking face-to-face, emailing, blogging, tweeting, etc.  It’s all a form of communication.  Even so, it’s important to recognize that writing is clearly distinct from speaking and therefore different guidelines apply. Since I’ve had Profitable Speech since 1994 one of … Read More

Fear Faucet

June 17, 2019By Dale KleinBreathing|Tension|Vocal Quality, Communication Style

We can feel fear or anxiety over a variety of elements.  Perhaps you have a fear of flying, crowds, spiders…or even public speaking.  Naturally I’m in the business of working with many professionals who get anxious when it comes to speaking out loud whether to a small or large audience.  So I get it! Some … Read More

Are you ready for…

March 29, 2019By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Communication Style|Goal-Setting

Your next—presentation, conference call, meeting, exhibit booth, podcast, panel discussion, award reception, networking interaction, interview?  My guess is that you can relate to at least one of these scenarios and perhaps more than one.  Am I right?  If so, I highly recommend that you view each of these as public speaking opportunities, because that’s exactly … Read More