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Marc Benioff Wows His Audience By Leaving The Stage - Forbes

Marc Benioff Wows His Audience By Leaving The Stage - Forbes | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff shows off his presentation skills by leaving the stage, interacting with the audience and internalizing his content.
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3 Speaking Habits That Are Damaging Your Credibility | No Freaking Speaking

3 Speaking Habits That Are Damaging Your Credibility | No Freaking Speaking | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it

Even the most confident and compelling speakers can work against themselves by allowing certain credibility-killing words and vocal habits to creep into their presentations.

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The 5 Best Times And Ways To Ask For Feedback

The 5 Best Times And Ways To Ask For Feedback | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Asking for feedback can feel uncomfortable, but it's an essential part of career development.
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How Changing One Word In Job Descriptions Can Lead To More Diverse Candidates

How Changing One Word In Job Descriptions Can Lead To More Diverse Candidates | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
When the social media platform Buffer removed the word "hacker" from their job titles they noticed a change in who was applying.
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10 Public Speaking Tips to help you ROCK your Next Speech

10 Public Speaking Tips to help you ROCK your Next Speech | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Not everyone is comfortable with public speaking. Here are 10 public speaking tips that will train your brain and boost your confidence.
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Are You Listening Like a Leader? - ConantLeadership

Are You Listening Like a Leader? - ConantLeadership | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it

We each bring a unique set of experiences, perceptions, memories, and bits of advice we’ve collected along the way to our leadership journey.


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Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Tips on How to Write a Good Short Story

Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Tips on How to Write a Good Short Story | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
When it came to giving advice to writers, Kurt Vonnegut was never dull.
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How To Reword A Job Posting To Avoid A Hiring Mistake

How To Reword A Job Posting To Avoid A Hiring Mistake | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Why focusing on what you need in a candidate rather than what your company can offer them could mean hiring the wrong person for the job.
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3 Ways To Use Gestures When Speaking Without Feeling Uncomfortable

3 Ways To Use Gestures When Speaking Without Feeling Uncomfortable | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Never sure what to do with your hands while talking? Keep these three movements in mind.
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The Art Of Building And Maintaining Authentic Relationships

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Building genuine relationships takes time, mutual care, and interest. Here's how to keep your interactions with new connections honest.
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3 Steps Anyone Can Take To Master Small Talk

3 Steps Anyone Can Take To Master Small Talk | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Our speaking coach gives you the formula for turning those awkward silences into impactful opportunities.
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The key to storytelling is in the giving, not the getting

The key to storytelling is in the giving, not the getting | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
The key to success with presentation—and storytelling in general—is to focus not on getting approval or a particular response from the audience, but on giving something meaningful to them. That is, it’s not about getting but about giving. Many years...
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The Rehearsal Regimen That Every Great Presenter Should Know

The Rehearsal Regimen That Every Great Presenter Should Know | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
The best speeches are well rehearsed. You may be surprised to hear me, someone who specializes in applying the principles and technique of improvisation to the workplace, say this, but it’s something I truly believe.
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How To Apologize Like You Really Mean It

How To Apologize Like You Really Mean It | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know about saying "sorry" in the most authentic way possible.
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Touch The People You Work With (Not In A Creepy Way)

Touch The People You Work With (Not In A Creepy Way) | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
It's a touchy subject, but done right, physical contact can make you and your colleagues happier and more productive.
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Get Over Your Fear of Failure, You Can use Humor

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When I teach my programs on humor skills to other presenters I ask about their greatest obstacles to using (or even experimenting) with humor. The answer is always the same: The fear of failure. Nobody wants to feel like an idiot, and standing there after you’ve told a failed joke is the easiest path to idiocy, right? Wrong. Let me explain.Failed jokes (or any other attempt at humor) are forgivable. In fact, sometimes failed humor is even lovable. We all have that crazy and fun person in our liv
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Beyond the Hero’s Journey: Four new models for digital story design

Beyond the Hero’s Journey: Four new models for digital story design | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
(Hero’s Journey image above with kind permission from Action Philosophers! © Ryan Dunlavey and Fred Van Lente. This article edited from my original blog post)Roland Barthes, master linguist and semiotician once said: “There are countless forms of narrative in the world.” And yet the majority of western storytellers have been ploughing just one narrative model for well over 60 years: Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey from the Hero with a Thousand Faces.While it has its value, Campbell’s model is n
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Presentation21 Makeover

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Nowadays, public speakers, consultant or conference workshop leaders are not the only ones "presenting" to an audience. Kindergarten students are becoming presenters, as they are showing their work...

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Three Things Science Can Teach You About Negotiating

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A dive into three studies of negotiation reveals how to navigate the delicate balance involved in getting what you want.
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If You're Not a Good Listener... You May Have a Big Problem - Early To Rise

If You're Not a Good Listener... You May Have a Big Problem - Early To Rise | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
The tension in the room was palpable... The members of the Olander family sat in a circle of chairs. All except the oldest son, Adam. He was conspicuously...
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Clutter is Killing Your Creativity (And What to Do About It)

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Clutter is not your friend; it is your enemy. Clutter is procrastination — a subtle form of stalling and self-sabotage. And it keeps you from creating stuff
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How to avoid death By PowerPoint: David JP Phillips at TEDxStockholmSalon #2/2014 Think Again - YouTube

With a seldom seen depth of knowledge and passion for his subject, David Phillips has become the leading Swedish figurehead in the art of making presentation...
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Science Says These 9 Tactics Will Help You Win Any Argument

Science Says These 9 Tactics Will Help You Win Any Argument | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
You have to understand people.

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Hmmm... some interesting points & methodology...

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How Women Can Adjust The Conversation Style For A Male Audience

How Women Can Adjust The Conversation Style For A Male Audience | Growing To Be A Better Communicator | Scoop.it
To be the most effective communicator, keep your strengths as a female but adjust your speaking style for the world of men.
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