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Simple Activities to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence Skills

Posted by Bridget Beirne

April 21, 2017

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When I get frustrated or overwhelmed at work, I describe it as "my brain going fuzzy". It feels as if my gray matter is sending a message that it's officially checking out. I find it hard to concentrate. I can get stuck in an ever-expanding loop of negative mental talk, and an inability to walk away from the progress of thought. 

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Topics: Emotional Intelligence

Presentation Skills Training: When Your Mind Goes Blank

Posted by Blog Tipster

April 12, 2017

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"Oh no — what was I supposed to say?!?!" When you completely forget what comes next in front of a waiting crowd, the stage can feel like it's turning to quicksand under your feet. Sometimes, even with notes, we "go up". (That's what actors call it when they forget their lines on stage.) Today's presentation skills training "What If..." gives you some tricks to keep your confidence and composure if your mind totally goes blank during a presentation.

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Topics: Presentation Skills Training

Our Conference Speaker's Toolkit Infographic

Posted by Blog Tipster

April 5, 2017

Don't pack for your next conference engagement without our conference speaker's toolkit! We've taken stock of the things you'll need — other than yourself  to be ready for anything when you present. 

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Topics: Presentation Skills Training, Conference Delivery

Presentation Skills Training: When You Don't Have the Answer

Posted by Blog Tipster

March 24, 2017

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Topics: Presentation Skills Training

What is Professional Presence? 3 Essential Thoughts

Posted by Bridget Beirne

March 17, 2017

 

For professional actors, it's common to hear the idea of "stage presence" discussed with awe: "She has such amazing stage presence!" "His presence just dominated that scene." No doubt, if you've ever discussed a performance by one of your favorite actors (stage or screen), you've commented on their presence. 

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Topics: Professional Presence