Author Archive | Eileen N. Sinett

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Your Message Live: Public Speaking, January 29, 2018

When it comes to influencing an audience, live communication is more effective than podcasts, webinars, videos and written communication.  Yet most people do not receive adequate or early enough training to feel competent and confident speaking to groups. In this didactic and interactive workshop, you’ll learn, practice and integrate the 4 Points of Connection that […]

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Answering “What Do You Do?” With Elevator Presentations That Work! January 16, 2018

One of the key ways business people promote themselves, their skills and expertise is through networking.  Many people haven’t received training in this area and often feel uncomfortable mingling with new people and talking about themselves.  Whether employed or in transition, the networking introduction, also known as the “elevator speech,” is often your first public […]

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Between Listening and Speaking is Understanding

The Story A few years ago, I piloted a public speaking and storytelling event with a culturally-diverse audience.  I screened and coached my strongest American speakers to share a personal anecdote about navigating adversity, including their “lessons learned.”  Each speaker spoke for 5-10 minutes, was energetic and engaging and spoke with clear diction at a […]

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Number 1 FEAR

No Wonder Public Speaking is a Number One FEAR! – No training, inadequate training, or too late training… While some clients share having received some public speaking training in high school or college, most report that they were left on their own to figure out how to effectively speak to groups. Perhaps that is why […]

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Out-of-the-Box Networking, March 27, 2017

The name, rank and serial number, (whoops! I mean tagline) networking introductions just don’t work for me anymore.  How many of those introductions actually “stick?”  Not many, I’m afraid.  You want to develop an elevator speech that is authentic, creative and memorable.  When delivered with confidence, you and your business are remembered.   Out-of-the-Box Networking […]

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