In Previews: Week of February 17, 2014 | New on the OC Blog

Posted by Bridget Beirne
February 18, 2014

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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.






Professional Communication SkillsNot-So-Effective Communication [Channel 1 Creative Media's Video]

Watch as the participants in the safety meeting start to question and drift from the speaker's acronym filled talk. (Extra points for giving their speaker an, umm, less than useful body position...)








professional skillsProfessional Skills: 5 Traits of Awesomely Active Listeners

When you become a better active listener, you improve your relationship building activities and professional communication skills overall. In today's SlideShare, we take you through 5 traits exhibited by first rate listeners that you can make your own.







Relationship Building Skills7 Signs You Might Want to Examine Your Relationship Building Skills

How do you know your business etiquette and relationship building skills need some work? Here are some signs that you might want to take a look at what you're doing.









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