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

Why Collaborate?

December 5, 2018By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Communication Style|Goal-Setting, Communication Style|Job Success, Interpersonal Communication|Job Success|Networking

Working independently has its advantages but not nearly as many advantages as collaborating.  In fact, some have written that collaboration fuels a business and I’m inclined to concur.  What needs to happen next is asking the right questions to ensure that collaboration is right for you and your company.  Here are ten items you may … Read More