Tag Archives: Leadership

Is Public Speaking a Soft Skill?

Public Speaking Sign

We live in a world rife with misconceptions and misunderstandings. More often than not, these arise from myths, lack of exposure to facts or general lack of knowledge. Public speaking & leadership are no exception to this rule. In my more than 20+ years in… Continue reading

5 Myths of the Emotional Intelligent Leader

What is Emotional Intelligence

Like many areas of scientific study, EI or Emotional Intelligence has its detractors. EI is the capacity of individuals to recognize their own emotions and those of others, discern between different feelings and label them appropriately, use emotional information to guide thinking and behavior, and… Continue reading

6 Shortcuts to Persuasion – Infographic

6 Shortcuts to Persuasion

The ability to successfully persuade is a powerful skill. Whether you want to be a better sales person or to improve your ability to lead, being persuasive can be key to your success in work and life. At the end of this post, you’ll will… Continue reading

Self-Talk for Public Speaking Success

On Authenticity & The Power of You in Public Speaking

Are you aware of your own inner voice? Do you often hear you own inner dialog? Most people engage in a consistent inner dialog whether they are conscious of it or not. We use self-talk as a way to instruct, motivate or to evaluate. Fact… Continue reading

Our New Leadership Training Course

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Institute of Public Speaking Announces Upcoming Leadership Training Course 1-day intensive course will equip students with leadership skills for career and personal advancement BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, JULY 25, 2016 – The Institute of Public Speaking is thrilled to announce their newest leadership training… Continue reading

5 Ways Public Speaking Helps Grow Your Business & Career Part II

Public Speaking - Climb the Ladder of Success

In this our second part of our two part series, (see Part 1) we explore 5 more ways you can build your business and career with public speaking. Public speaking is a compelling skill no matter where practice it — be that in business or… Continue reading

5 Ways Public Speaking Helps Grow Your Business & Career Part I

Public speaking is a compelling skill both in business and professional life. Being able to articulate, connect and persuade are all fundamental skills for success. This is particularly true if you are in a leadership role or own and run your business. Public speaking can… Continue reading

Public Speaking & Leadership Mastery Through Active Listening

Public Speaking & Leadership Mastery Active Listening

Public speaking and leadership require excellent communications and listening skills. Fact is, communication skills are among the most fundamental competences. We use them daily to persuade, influence and navigate our professional and personal lives. Without question, they are absolutely critical to our success. In this… Continue reading

Successful Leadership in a Growth Mindset

Mahatma Gandhi -The history of the world is full of men who rose to leadership, by sheer force of self-confidence, bravery and tenacity.

How dedicated are you to your success? Do you have the winners mindset or do you give up at the first sign of difficulty? Like most of us, I’m sure you are some where in between. Truth is, if we desire success we need to… Continue reading

Leadership Communication Skills

Leadership Communication Skills

Communication skills are a most fundamental competence. We use them daily to persuade, influence and lead. It is no exaggeration to state that these skill determine much of our success in life. If you are person in a leadership role you might exercise this skill… Continue reading