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You Can’t Go “Off-Script” Until You Have a Script

Posted on: July 20th, 2016 | by Bill Kenney

Mark Twain famously said, “It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.”

Like Twain, most speakers and presenters want to be spontaneous. They want to be that rare charismatic individual who can evolve their message to the mood and interests of the audience in the moment.… (Read More)

It’s Time to Rip Off the Band-Aid and Share Results: Here are 6 Reasons Why!

Posted on: July 8th, 2016 | by Bill Kenney

We talk to organizations every day who are concerned about sharing the results from their pitch events and demo days. Their concerns range from uncertainty of result validity and judging to concerns about inadvertently discouraging the students, entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs in their charge.… (Read More)

Questions to date for – Building Community: How to Diversify Beyond the Usual Suspects

Posted on: June 14th, 2016 | by tmpadmin

Here’s a quick highlight of participant questions that have been posed so far for the June 23, 2016 webinar – Building Community: How to Diversify Beyond the Usual Suspects. For more details or to register click here.

The question we posed: What questions or challenges do you have related to improving your community engagement, size, quality and/or diversity?… (Read More)

Payment Confirmation

Posted on: June 13th, 2016 | by tmpadmin

Thank you for your payment. Your transaction has been completed, and a receipt for your purchase has been emailed to you. You may log into your account at www.paypal.com to view details of this transaction.

Our team is now setting up your account.… (Read More)

Questions to date for – Mentor Magic: Overcome Common Mentor Program Challenges!

Posted on: May 23rd, 2016 | by tmpadmin

Here’s a quick highlight of participant questions that have already been posed so far for the May 26, 2016 webinar – Mentor Magic: Overcome Common Mentor Program Challenges!. For more details or to register click here.

The question we posed: What questions or challenges do you have related to developing an effective mentor program for your organization?… (Read More)

Stop Thinking and Start Doing: The Power of Practicing More

Posted on: March 25th, 2016 | by tmpadmin

This a really powerful article about the value of practice in skill building. Look at the ratio of practice to competition for athletes or the ration of practice to performing for any type of performing artist. Do business professionals practice to perform at similar ratios?… (Read More)

Questions to date for – Judging Nightmares…Make your judging reliable and informative!

Posted on: March 17th, 2016 | by Bill Kenney

Here’s a quick highlight of participant questions that have already been posed so far for the March 24, 2016 webinar – Judging Nightmares…Make your judging reliable and informative!. For more details or to register click here.

The question we posed: What questions or challenges do you have related to managing/administering effective judging?… (Read More)

Standout in 30-Seconds for Professionals

Posted on: March 14th, 2016 | by tmpadmin

Standout in 30-Seconds

Connect at every opportunity

Make your networking self-introduction ROCK!

  • Do you get anxious or nervous?
  • Do you forget what you wanted to say?
  • Do you wish you had a clear and powerful message?
  • Is your value proposition simple and effective?
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What Are the Most Important Job Skills?

Posted on: March 4th, 2016 | by tmpadmin

According to a report just published by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, verbal communication is the most important job skill.

When asked to assess candidate skills/qualities, employers rated verbal communication skills the most important, according to NACE’s Job Outlook 2016 report.… (Read More)

Criteria Conundrum: Developing Your Ultimate Pitch Evaluation Rubric

Posted on: February 13th, 2016 | by tmpadmin

Criteria Conundrum

Developing Your Ultimate Pitch Evaluation Rubric

Learn the secrets of high-functioning ecosystems

Date: Friday, January 22, 2016

Time: Noon – 1:00PM (EDT)

Watch the webinar recording on YouTube

Do your judges and mentors misapply your criteria?

Would you like more informative and reliable results?

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