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Communication Training: Public Speaking and Speech Writing- How do I minimize nervousness and anxiety before a speech or presentation?

Pre-speech jitters. We’ve all felt them. Sometimes, they present themselves as “butterflies” in your stomach. Sometimes, it’s stress sweat or shaky fingers. Some people have a tendency to speak too fast when they’re nervous. However they come, they’re distracting, embarrassing and only add on to the anxiety and nervousness that causes them. We often find […]

Communication Nation: Communication on Websites and Social Media- What are the bare minimums for someone using social media to advance their business?

Over the past couple of decades, we’ve seen the beginning and explosive development of social media. 890 million people log in to Facebook every single day and Twitter sees about 200 million users each month. Businesses today are at an advantage because they can use this tool as one of the most powerful forms of […]

Communication Nation: Communication and Digital Government- Will digital communication help in my communication efforts with my community?

As much as we would like to get face-to-face time in with our current and potential clients, sometimes it just isn’t possible. Perhaps your customer base reaches beyond your physical location, or maybe there just aren’t enough hours in the day to attend to all of the things needed for a successful business. Whatever the […]

Communication Nation: Communication on Websites and Social Media- How do I encourage interaction from my audience on social media?

As a business owner or entrepreneur,social media can be an incredibly useful tool if you know how to use it correctly. From choosing the appropriate platform, to engaging your audience, and even knowing how often you should be communicating, there is a right way and we’re giving you a few pointers right here. Over the […]

Communication Nation: Communicating for Buy-In and Visionary Leadership- Things a Great Leader Should Never Say

Being a successful leader involves several different factors, one of which is listening to the input and feedback given to you from your employees. In order to get the best feedback, those people need to feel comfortable coming to you, knowing their ideas will not be shut down and they will not be scolded or […]