Fear no more

Fear No More: How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

Public speaking is one of the most common fears among us humans. Your stomach turns upside down, your whole body is getting drenched with cold sweat, and you think you can’t do it, when in fact you can. We know it, we’ve had our fair share of these moments too. So allow us to share with you a few tips on how to overcome this fear. We talk about this topic a lot during our soft skills trainings, but we figured we should should share it here in our blog as well so more people can benefit.
Read more

Interesting Presentation

6 Ways to Make Your Presentation Interesting

Have you ever experienced giving a talk to a bunch of listeners, and more than half of the presentation, all they seemed to do was tinker their phones, doodle on their notebooks, or wander in their daydreams? It’s one thing to muster the courage to get up on the stage and deliver a speech, but it’s another thing to keep your audience interested — it’s a different kind of challenge! But you know what, fret not. With our years of experience as being communication coaches, we have already gathered a few tricks on how to solve this dilemma.
Read more

Bad Habits

How to Correct Your Bad Public Speaking Habits

Bad speaking habits can hinder your way to delivering a good presentation. As audience, we’ve all seen these kind of speakers — either they’re too nervous or they are too seasoned they unknowingly developed a distracting mannerism. Good thing we have an expert communication coach to help you out on this. Today, we’re gonna talk about the worst public speaking habits and give you concrete suggestions on how you can go about correcting them.
Read more

Public Speaking

Public Speaking Like a Pro: Dos and Don’ts

For many of us, just the thought of speaking in front of many people easily makes our knees go weak — it’s normal! We’ve all had our fair share of this phase in our lives. But the good news is, it becomes better and better as we practice. To help you, we’ve come up with a list of effective tips that you can make use of in helping you deliver your first speech successfully. Make sure to take note of each of the items as you read.

Read more

Achieve

Beyond SMART – To Better New Year Resolutions

For the past few days there’s been a certain commercial on TV that’s been probing my thoughts a little.

It’s a New Year Greeting snippet. And in this snippet, celebrities were discussing social media being awash with a flurry of New Year Resolution posts and joking about how no one keeps their resolutions.

It’s a New Year Greeting all in the name of fun.

Read more

Laser Pointer

It’s a Laser Pointer, Not a Lazy Pointer.

Ah, the humble laser pointer.

The magical wands of our generation. The bane of cats worldwide. And the quintessential tool to any presentation.

As the world starts to abandon the traditional stick pointers for their cooler laser counterparts, haven’t we all experienced the really crappy use of laser pointers?

Here, I’m going to call some of them out.

Read more

Same Structure

2 Different Responses, 1 Powerful Speech Structure

The recent structure of gun violence in Orlando has been a terrible tragedy.

And since this happens to be the Presidential election season in the United States, the 2 presumptive Presidential nominees from both big parties in the US are compelled to respond.

A crisis like this amidst an election creates a unique situation – both candidates now have a common platform to ride on voters’ emotional surge and launch their political agendas from.

Read more

Force Energy

Embrace Your Inner Jedi. Speak Using The Force.

“For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and binds us.”
– Yoda

Why is it that when some characters like Jar Jar Binks speak, we get mildly irritated; but when characters like Yoda says something, everyone’s all ears?

Why is it that we feel more stirred by Supreme Leader Snoke speaking through his hologram than by General Hux addressing his First Order contingents?

Read more

Inspire Like Steve Rogers and Tony Stark

Inspire to Action! The Steve Rogers & Tony Stark Way.

Marvel Civil War! The battle lines are drawn and you’ve probably chosen your side.

Captain America (aka Steve Rogers) and Iron Man (aka Tony Stark) are battling it out in cinemas all over the world this very moment.

I’ve caught the movie and it’s freakin’ epic – well-paced storylines, brilliantly executed teases & secret revelations, and swashbuckling action scenes that draw your exclamations, cheers and fistpumps. Go watch it!

Read more

Presence

Why Having Presence is Important While Speaking

We all have that friend who exudes presence every single time.

He (or she) may very well be the loudest and the most boisterous in the room.
But sometimes, he (or she) can also be the most unassuming, yet somehow very noticeable person in the crowd.

So, what is Presence?

Read more