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Presenting with Polish

Are you a person that delivers presentations in your profession? To potential clients? Co-workers? Superiors? Do you want to be more comfortable in front of the room? In my years delivering presentations, I have had a lot experiences in preparation for and the actual being in front of audiences. Some good. Some not so good....
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The Science of Body Language and Executive Presence (EP)

Your body language and gestures say more than 80% of what people actually glean from you.  This is observed either as you presence your ideas or participate in a general conversation.  How then can you become unconsciously competent about your communications style? Let’s start with a little explanation of terms. There are many different psychology and...
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Better Communications Increases Effectiveness

In the movie Rush Hour Jackie Chan asked Chris Tucker, ‘Do you understand the words that are coming out of my mouth?’. He replied, ‘Nobody understands the words that are coming out of your mouth!’. Wow! But really he did. He knew linguistically exactly what Jackie Chan was saying. But conceptually he was at a...
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Business/IT Alignment

Business/IT Alignment... a topic almost as old as IT itself, yet we're still talking about it... and struggling with it. Why? Well there are numerous reasons why IT has struggled with this issue for decades, and with the advent of Consumerization and the proliferation of Cloud Services, the priority of this challenge has...
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