ARCHIVE: July2019

Looking for a Personal Speech Coach?  We Have a Better Solution.

Looking for a Personal Speech Coach? We Have a Better Solution.

Have you ever been told by your parents, a teacher or even a boss that you need to speak more professionally, stop mumbling or you are talking too fast?  These are common speech issues that are encountered every day.  Like many other people, the founders of SpeakPulse had speech distractors that recruiters often reminded them about as they were interviewing for their first jobs after college.  They were constantly told to control their use of…

Land Your Best Job By Practicing Interview Skills

Land Your Best Job By Practicing Interview Skills

Everyone knows that good jobs are hard to come by. It's even more difficult if you're trying to land a well-paying job that is in high demand. Well, thanks to interview and job hunting experts at Monster.com who developed a top 10 list of interview skills. The key interview skills to master are: Practice good nonverbal communicationDress for the job or companyListenDon't talk too muchDon't be too familiarUse appropriate languageDon't be cockyTake care to answer…

Tony Robbin’s Speaking Insight

Tony Robbin’s Speaking Insight

Every person I meet whether in business, at home or in a social setting communicates differently.  Some talk with their hands, others with raised voices and still others with strong facial expressions. As part of our focus on empowering and training up high schools students on their interview and public speaking skills, I listened to two rising seniors give unique presentations.  Each spoke well but one was soft spoken and made limited eye contact, while…

Does Public Speaking Make You Weak in the Knees?

Does Public Speaking Make You Weak in the Knees?

Whether you are a high-powered executive or an intern just starting your career, good presentation skills are critical to climbing the corporate ladder.  However, almost 75 percent of people have public speaking anxiety to a certain degree.  This fear is known as glossophobia.  More women (44 percent) than men (37 percent) fear addressing a crowd.  And, over 50 percent of those with a high school education or less experience glossophobia.   According to a recent article…