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The Innovative Leadership Guide Volume 2

Leaders aren’t born.  They’re built.  After the great success of our first Innovative Leadership Guide, we decided to make the second volume bigger, bolder and brighter! Now with over 90 pages of tips, tactics, strategies and real-life, in-the-trenches scenarios this is a perfect download for any manager to get a full idea of how to […]

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NEW MANAGER & SUPERVISOR: The Innovative Leadership Guide Volume 2

It looks like we may be seeing some signs of light at the end of the tunnel as we march into the new year.  With the fiscal cliff averted in the US, the stock market rebounding and businesses starting to release more of their reserve funds for new hiring, training and expansion – we are […]

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PRESENTATION SKILLS: PowerPoint Isn’t Dead, But Your Presentation May Be

Over the past year I’ve had the pleasure (and job) to go to a couple of different conferences (Entrepreneur Magazine, Fast Company’s Innovation Uncensored, Hubspot’s Inbound Marketing to name a few).  Being in the training and development field, one of the many great take-aways for me professionally has been to see the new innovative ways […]

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COMMUNICATION SKILLS: The Do's and Don'ts of Body Language in Public Speaking

If I were to ask you, of all the time you put into preparing a speech, presentation or any other public speaking event, how much of that time is spent on practicing and preparing your body language, most would say very little. The majority of your time would be spent on preparing the content for […]

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PRESENTATION SKILLS: Ten Ways To Improve Your Presentation Skills

It’s no secret that while almost every job has some kind of speaking or presenting component to it, a majority of Americans hate doing it.  Whether it’s the traditional presentation or making those god-awful cold calls, our job demands us to stretch outside our comfort zone at times. As we look at public speaking, in […]

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New Directions' Presentation Skills Training

Michael Harrington, Director of New Training and Strategic Initiatives at New Directions, trains on Presentation Skills. New Directions, with over 25 years of service, provides more than 50 employee development and high-performance leadership programs to large and small organizations alike.

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COMMUNICATION: Public Speaking: Our #1 Fear

Public speaking – it’s not always easy, nor glamorous, and it often causes us to have heart palpitations.  However, it is something that we all find ourselves having to do at some point in our lives, whether for work, education, or as parents.  And if you were as foolish as I was to sign up […]

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LEADERSHIP: Presenting Your Ideas the "Kennedy Way"

  “We choose to go to the moon. We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that […]

PRESENTATION SKILLS: Murphy's Law at Work

Recently, I had the opportunity to train a group of engineers on presentation skills, getting them ready to deliver presentations to approximately thirty Navy sailors. Obviously, when you train on presentation skills, you particularly want everything to go right — from the equipment to the PowerPoint slides. In addition, we had offered to video tape […]

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