Left for dead only two months ago, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is now a front-runner for the GOP nomination. On the Democratic side, Elizabeth Warren has buzz of her own. The candidates couldn’t be more different, but both use tried and true communication techniques to connect with voters.
Posts Tagged ‘Making an Impression’
People who don’t engage in conflict don’t commit.
While speaking is something almost everyone is capable of, doing so in front of large groups remains daunting. But there’s one clear measure of success: is your audience waiting in line to meet you afterward? If not, read on for four tips that will put you on the path to better public speaking and presentation skills.
Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver, Chad Johnson Ochocinco, hasn’t let the labor dispute dilute his brand.
If you’ve ever had to react on the spot to a situation that was so sticky, so icky that it left you speechless, read on to see how a friend of mine handled a recent conflict.
I don’t have the time, inclination, or energy to wrangle another 300 or so holiday cards, signatures, and stamps. Nor do I want to send the message of impersonal, mass-delivered inauthenticity. Thanks to the pervasiveness and ease of modern video technology, there is another option.
When you’re trying to persuade people to take action, identify a simple, powerful message and return to it as many times, and as emotionally, as you possibly can.
What was Priceline.com co-founder Scott Case doing speaking at Greenwich (CT) High School’s commencement? It so happens, Case is a Greenwich High School alum and obvious success story. On June 29,, 2010, he returned to where it all began to impart words of wisdom to my daughter, Lily, and 690 of her fellow seniors.
You’ve been handed a business card by someone you just met. A quick look down and your heart sinks. The name seems impossible to pronounce. You didn’t expect to be in this situation. What to do? Keep reading…
We now painfully know what those in the financial services industry can do and what they expect for their “work”. For too long we’ve known what a politican can do and what they expect for their “work”. But should we just accept the way things are. Obama said “no”, but is he really ready to make this change?