It’s a Miracle

December 23, 2019By Dale KleinCommunication Style

For those who celebrate it…Happy Hanukkah. As we know, this is often referred to as the Festival of Lights.  It acknowledges the time when the Jewish people re-dedicated the Second Temple in Jerusalem, during the second century B.C.  This is significant as it marks the time when Jewish people rose up against the Greek-Syrian rulers.  … Read More

Why Write a Cover Letter?

December 17, 2019By Dale KleinCommunication Style, Communication Style|Job Success|Professionalism, Job Success

Cover letters may seem unnecessary but reality is…they’re not.  Clearly a cover letter is a necessity if the prospective employer requests that you include one.  Now the dilemma is what do you write?  Here are ten guidelines for your consideration: Your goals are to introduce yourself, sell your expertise, and motivate the receiver to read … Read More

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