Category Archives: communication

Emotional Intelligence

Can You Improve Emotional Intelligence? If IQ measures your mental intelligence, then EQ measures your emotional intelligence level. Most everyone has been taught that IQ is important for success in life. While people with higher intelligence levels generally have better … Continue reading

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Conversation

10 Steps for More Effective Conversations If you have a strong ability to communicate, you can positively impact any interaction with another person. This is especially true when you know how to listen. A conversation is a two-way street, and … Continue reading

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Smile

The Secret Of Smiles And Eye Contact Today I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Actually, it’s two little things that if done combined, will make you instantly seem more friendly and approachable. That’s a big deal … Continue reading

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Three Essential Skills

Three Essential Skills by Sina Marasco DTM Eastern Division Director, District 73 I came across a post by Sina Marasco tonight and it caught my attention – Three Essential Skills – all of which can be learned in Toastmasters.  Effective communication, … Continue reading

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Body Language

Body Language (Non-Verbal) vs. Verbal Communication Communicating with others is one of those basic life skills we all have. But if you want to communicate effectively with others, a good starting point is to understand the importance of not only … Continue reading

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Are You Shy When It Comes to Public Speaking?

Today I have the opportunity to bring you a special treat.  A guest post from my friend Rachel Youngson of UsePLR.com.  I have purchased her products and her training and she is amazing.    Thanks Rachel for the post ********************************************** … Continue reading

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Post Event Tasks

Going Out on a High Note: What to Do After a Speaking Event Most event speakers spend most of their time before an event preparing for it. Then when they arrive, they do their speech, hang out with other speakers, … Continue reading

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Product Sales

Selling Your Product from the Stage Katrina had been speaking for a few months because she’d heard it would help her grow her business. But despite speaking, nothing was changing. She wasn’t getting more clients or selling more products. So, … Continue reading

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Attract High Paying Clients

Use your presentation as a chance to provide value to the community that paid to show up. This means you want to include actual substance to your content. Don’t promise “15 ways to market your business on social media” then spend forty-five minutes talking about yourself. Continue reading

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Using Social Media for Speaking Gigs

4 Things Smart Speakers Do Before & During Events Elisa was attending her first conference as a speaker. She was excited and nervous. Since she’d never done this before, she reached out to one of her Facebook groups with experienced … Continue reading

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