One of world’s greatest communicators once said that “It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.”
Mark Twain was dispensing advice about the value of preparation long before TED Talks, PowerPoint presentations, employee town hall meetings, customer video conferences, and social media – yet, his comments are still key to being an effective business communicator. In fact, it can be the key to a successful career, according to global communications coach Richard McKeown.
Women are known for shouldering the responsibility of two shifts: one within the workforce and one at home. While women are continually striving to find their voices in the traditionally male-dominated workplace, they have taken on the role of becoming the Chief Financial Officer, or CFO, of their second shift.
More than 5 million times a year, someone buys a car in the US. The vast majority of consumers have no issues with their new vehicle, and if they do have problems they are usually resolved by the dealer where the car was purchased.
If you are a small business owner or leader struggling to make sense of all the technology products and services fighting for your attention, take heart! Trying to navigate the alphabet soup that is modern technology is difficult even for the most seasoned of IT veterans.