In Previews: Week of March 31, 2014 | New on the OC Blog

Posted by Bridget Beirne
March 31, 2014


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


Relationship-building-activitiesHow Your Commute Can Improve Your Professional Communication Skills

It's possible to (Safely! Safety first!) make use of that precious commute time. Considering128.3 Million Americans are logging commute time, with the average time being 25.4 minutes, that's almost an entire hour of "found" time that you can put to good use.




presentation-training-3-resized-600World Theatre Day: How My Acting Training Changed Everything

Without going into the ins and outs of my training over the years (I am well aware that no one may find that interesting but my mother..) I will say this- my work in the theatre has armed me with skills that I've reflected on with gratitude in all aspects of my professional life. Here are just a few that come to mind, in honor of World Theatre Day.




professional-presence-1Professional Presence: Why We Can't Not Smile [Blow the Mind's video!]

A smile is not just important because, as the song goes, you're never fully dressed without one. Turns out a smile is an important part of our professional presence and, thanks to mirror neurons, key to building business relationships. But it's not just because of sunshiney, rose-colored-glasses thoughts- it's science!




tom-frey1Why You Need to Be Fearless in a Storytelling Speech

We're closing out storytelling week with some thoughts from Ovation Team Member, Tom Frey. Tom shares how he encouraged one participant to tell a story she thought wasn't worth telling, to positive results.



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