insights on communication skills

Insights on Communication Skills and Relationship Building

In Previews: Week of December 9, 2013 | New on the OC Blog

Posted by Bridget Beirne on December 8, 2013

Here's what's currently center stage on the OC Blog!

professional skills trainingProfessional Skills Training: 6 Sad Facts About Meetings [Infographic] 

Think about how many times you've said the phrase, "I'm on my way to a meeting" this week. Go ahead. We'll wait. 

That many, huh?





team ovation traditionsTeam Ovation Traditions: Sometimes, It's Just All About Fun & Star Trek


Whether you're a Trekkie or not, celebrate the fact that it's that holiday time of year and watch Patrick Stewart and friends take you through an old classic. You're totally welcome.





professional presentationProfessional Presentation | Matching Your Message: Andy Puddicombe at TED


It must be relatively difficult to present on mindfulness and meditation. Yet Andy Puddicombe's TED Talk on 10 Mindful Minutes a Day succeeded on many levels, not the least of which was making sure that his vocal and visual choices were supporting his message.






professional presentationProfessional Presentation | Creating Introductions Using K,A,A

After you've grabbed their attention and told them a bit about who you are, you want to start to lay out the day for your audience. The K, A, A section of your Introduction not only presents the general topic at hand (KNOWLEDGE)  but how you want them to feel about that topic (ATTITUDE), and what you want them to do with your information (ACTION)




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Topics: Building Relationships, Public Speaking, Communication, Presentations, Public Speaking Training, Public Speaking Seminar, Acting, Humor, Theatre