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Improve Your Communication Skills with These 7 Websites

Improve Your Communication Skills with These 7 Websites | Mindfulness and Self Regulation | Scoop.it
It's true that the pen is mightier than the sword, and the same could be said of communication skills. Listening well is more powerful than speaking loudly. Known as a "soft skill," good communication is a subtle force that will open doors professionally, improve your relationships and increase your personal happiness. These 7 online resources will…

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SENAME Interactive's curator insight, May 7, 2015 7:11 AM

Communication is very important element for personal branding. It also helps for entrepreneurship and to show your authenticity. Thanks for the list of websites that helps for better communication. 

Sieg Holle's curator insight, May 8, 2015 7:39 AM

useful upgrading resources

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11 Tips for Calming Your Nerves Before a Big Presentation

11 Tips for Calming Your Nerves Before a Big Presentation | Mindfulness and Self Regulation | Scoop.it

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BrianBurnett's curator insight, June 25, 2014 11:35 AM

Preview of some of those tips:

  • 7P's = Proper Preparation & Practice Prevents Piss Poor Performance. (some call it 6 without the ... you know which)
  • Know Your Venue
  • Visualize Success
  • Know Your Audience 
  • Claim the three “audience truths.” One: They believe you’re the expert, so don’t tell them otherwise. Two: They want you to succeed, so they’re on your side. Three: They won’t know when you make a mistake, so don’t announce it
  • Realize you don’t look as nervous as you feel
  • Memorize your opening
  • Get psyched up before you go "on" - See Amy Cuddy  http://on.ted.com/Cuddy 
Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, June 25, 2014 1:36 PM

It's always good to rehearse how to checklist the main elements for your really earned success on the podium...:-)))

Alain Theriault MBA's curator insight, June 25, 2014 1:40 PM

"Pitching" is an art that can make or break your young startup. Those 11 tips are great ways to make sure the messenger will deliver the message the right way. Now...look out for tips on making your message a clear one ;-)

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5 Ways to Showcase Your Freelance Graphic Design Work

5 Ways to Showcase Your Freelance Graphic Design Work | Mindfulness and Self Regulation | Scoop.it

When it comes to finding clients, creative professionals live by the adage, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.”


Designers face a unique challenge: finding the best way to show employers or clients a comprehensive portfolio without overwhelming them with massive files and years worth of work.


In the past, designers used a traditional print portfolio, the purpose of which was to showcase projects that defined the designer’s brand. Since no one wanted to haul around a huge, bulky book, this type of portfolio typically focused on quality, not quantity. Today, however, designers have digital options for presenting their creative capabilities that can showcase a more complete scope of their work.


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great ideas for all types of portfolios...

 

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The Neuroscience Of Trusting Your Gut

The Neuroscience Of Trusting Your Gut | Mindfulness and Self Regulation | Scoop.it
Why should you trust your gut? Because science says it's the foundation of rational decision making.

Via Soraia Ferreira, Ph.D.
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always knew it, now it's proven

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