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Insights on Communication Skills and Relationship Building

In Previews: Week of February 24, 2014

Posted by Bridget Beirne on February 24, 2014

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

 

presentation skills trainingDangerous Words That Derail Presentations [Infographic] 

Recently, we shared a post about the dangerous words that sometimes slip into our presentations, and it seemed to resonate. Today, we're sharing our dangerous words infographic- a handy visual representation of these communication blights, and what you can do instead of letting them fly. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center StageCenter Stage: Team Ovation Gears Up for the Oscars [CineFix's Video]

Award shows are very useful learning opportunities- with one public speech after another, it's a great way to analyze and critique the skills of others, while building self-awareness of your own abilities. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Team Ovation TraditionsTeam Ovation Traditions: Professional Theatre in Atlanta

We are pleased to once again be a part of Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2014! Convergence has taken us to some fabulous places (like Houston and New Orleans), and this year it's taking place in the capital of the Peach State itself- Atlanta,GA!... There is some great theatre happening in Atlanta during Convergence time. 

 

 

 

 

Demo presentationHow to Find a Throughline in Your Demo Presentation

Crafting a great performance can be a bit like navigating a long trip the old school way- with a road map. The moment-to-moment map an actor creates in regards to a character is often referred to as the "throughline", and it takes a lot of work and planning on the part of the actor to develop...Creating a throughline is an extremely useful tool for crafting any professional presentation- but it comes in especially handy when running a demo. 

 

 

 

 

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Topics: Building Relationships, Public Speaking, Communication, Presentations, Public Speaking Training, Public Speaking Seminar, Acting, Humor, Theatre, Professional Presence, Self-Awareness Activities, Running a Demo, Travel