How to have better political conversations (it’s election time!)

You can find David Moscrop on Twitter @David_Moscrop Politics and religion: two topics that are never to be broached in polite company. We all know how realistic THAT particular saw is. Political conversations are everywhere, and while there has never been a period in history where politics made for “nice” conversation, current trends towards populism,…

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How Successful Leaders Win With Non-Verbal Communication: A Meeting Leadership Podcast Interview

You can find Gord Sheppard on Twitter @GordonSheppard1 It’s not what you say,  it’s how you  say it… Oh, how true this old saw is! Non-verbal communication (including vocal expression like pitch or pauses) can drastically change the meaning of your words and the way they’re interpreted. And this is a communication skill leaders need…

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How to Speak Like a Fortune 500 Business Leader – Tips from a top international speaking coach

You can find Tom Mucciolo on Twitter @TMucci   Want to speak with the poise and confidence of a Fortune 500 CEO?  Even our corporate top dogs need help with their presentations, and they get it from Tom Mucciolo. Tom is a highly respected speaking expert who specializes in performance and visual presentation for high-level…

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How to Start A Conversation at Networking Events

Networking event, business mixer, after party…whatever you want to call it, these kinds of small-talk heavy events can be the bane of many people’s existence. That goes double if you are on the introverted side. We need to make conversation at these events, but how do you even start a conversation at a business networking event? Some…

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How to Talk About Workplace Diversity

You can find Tina Varughese on Twitter @TinaVarughese   Ever feel like you’re walking on multicultural eggshells? Diversity is a valuable asset to any organization – it increases things like happiness, profitability, and functionality – but it can be intimidating for people who are worried they’ll say the wrong thing or who feel like other…

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