Tried and True Transitions

April 11, 2022By Dale KleinPresentation Skills, Professionalism

[Image by wal 172619 of Pixabay] A crucial aspect of public speaking is the use of transitions.  For many speakers that consists of saying something like “As you can see by this slide…”  When I coach clients to sound their best, I discourage using a transition by referring to a slide.  That isn’t a real transition … Read More

What’s New?

December 12, 2021By Dale KleinNetworking, Professionalism

[Image from Pixabay] News comes in so many different forms. What’s your favorite? In the years I’ve been a Corporate Communication & Speech Specialist with Profitable Speech, I’ve been fortunate to be interviewed in local trade journals. Some of the headlines that have been used in these articles over the years are: Speaking Out Strategies … Read More

Each of us has a story

November 1, 2021By Dale KleinProfessionalism

[Image by Dark Moon of Pixabay] Who doesn’t have a story?  That’s easy because we all have a story.  Often, as speakers we’re asked to submit our bio…or was that an intro?  And yes, there is a difference, so I’ll explain. When you submit your bio: Ideally, it is going to be read by an … Read More