Insights on Communication Skills and Relationship Building


Interpersonal Communication Skills: More Important Than Hard Skills

Posted by Bridget Beirne
July 31, 2015
by Lei Han We're pleased to bring you another guest post! About today's guest blogger: Lei Han is a Stanford Engineer and a Wharton MBA with over 15 years of business experience. She is the founder of , enjoys writing about career development and is passionate in helping...

Business Communication: 5 Important Questions for New Hires to Ask

Posted by Elizabeth Levey
June 24, 2015
by Elizabeth Levey Congratulations, you’ve got the job! After lengthy and nerve-wracking interview process, you’ve got the offer letter in your hot little hand. You’ve gone out with friends, popped the champagne, and arrived bright-eyed and bushy-tailed for your new hire orientation.

Professional Presence: 3 Ways to Maximize Your Onboarding Experience

Posted by Elizabeth Levey
June 11, 2015
by Elizabeth Levey Ah, the first day of new hire orientation. There’s always a heady mix of emotions in the room: excitement, nervousness, and motivation, just to name a few. Team Ovation often works with employees during the onboarding or new hire orientation process. Here are three ways you can...

Why You Need to Be Fearless in a Storytelling Speech

Posted by Tom Frey
March 21, 2014
Effective business storytelling in a professional presentation requires being fearlessly YOU.

How to "Raise the Stakes" like an Actor for a Storytelling Speech

Posted by Elizabeth Levey
March 20, 2014
by Elizabeth Levey Actors know all about "raising the stakes" in a scene. Understanding that concept for a professional presentation can turn your mild-mannered talk into a powerful storytelling speech.
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