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Insights on Communication Skills and Relationship Building

In Previews: Week of January 13, 2014 | New on the OC Blog

Posted by Bridget Beirne on January 12, 2014

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


Professional PresentationProfessional Presentation: Dangerous Words that Derail Presentations

We all slip occasionally. Despite all of our mad professional communication skills training, it can happen... Hey, we're all only human after all. But when we do slip, it's all in the recovery, right?




personal stampPersonal Stamp: Regionalisms from Mental Floss! [Video] 

Take a look at this great video from the folks at Mental Floss- we know you'll relate to at least one of these terms.





professional presentationProfessional Presentation: Techniques to Help You Play to a Big Crowd             

How many times a year do you get everyone in one place? Just as in our day-to-day lives, the number of times you may be able to get a large group of people together- be it your entire company, or sales force, or hundreds of potential clients- is relatively rare. You need to ensure that you make the most of those golden moments that you get on stage in front of a large audience.


presentationsPresentations: Taming 4 Seemingly Uncontrollable "Trust Underminers"    


When it comes to presentation skills, you want your audience's motto to be "In Presenter we trust".Trustworthiness is a huge factor in any public speaking event...So, of course, you practice, you prepare, you check and double check until you are ready to go.


And then your body betrays you.

  creative presentation ideas 

Topics: Building Relationships, Public Speaking, Communication, Presentations, Public Speaking Training, Public Speaking Seminar, Etiquette, Acting, Emotional Intelligence