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How to stall when answering a question

How To Stall For Time When Answering a Question

It’s one of the most common situations in business. You’re focused on a specific task in front of you, intent to finish on time, and someone comes along to ask
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What You Need to Tell a Good Story

One of the simplest, if not best, way to engage an audience is to tell a good story. Storytelling is as old as the world itself. They were the first
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Gestures actually help your audience listen better

Gestures: Dramatizing Your Words

This post is #6 in a longer series of articles based on a presentation I gave to the Public Relations Insitute of Australia on “How To Make Your Audience Listen Better.” The Introduction to
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Presentation Skills: Eye Contact

This post is #6 in a longer series of articles based on a presentation I gave to the Public Relations Insitute of Australia on “How To Make Your Audience Listen Better.” The Introduction to
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Empathize With Your Audience

This post is #4 in a series from a presentation on Creative Slip-Ups: The 11 Most Common Mistakes in Brainstorming. The Introduction to the series is . The Problem: Thinking
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Good Listening is SAFE

What Good Listeners Do

Good listening is not a passive activity. In truth, good listeners can actually improve the communication dynamic between the Sender and Receiver. That’s why I like this simple device of
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Self-Talk

This post is #3 in a longer series of articles based on a presentation I gave to the Public Relations Insitute of Australia on “How To Make Your Audience Listen Better.” The Introduction
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Three Types of Audiences

This post is #2 in a longer series of articles based on a presentation I gave to the Public Relations Insitute of Australia on “How To Make Your Audience Listen Better.” The Introduction
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Get To The Point

This post is #1 in a longer series of articles based on a presentation I gave to the Public Relations Insitute of Australia on “How To Make Your Audience Listen Better.” The
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10 Tips To Help Your Audience Listen Better

The day I wrote this article about how to help your audience listen better, I received this e-card with its remarkable message:  I’m only responsible for what I say, not
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