Be Communicator Equals Better Career

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.

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The Consumerism of Retail

On this episode of The Bistro, host Elaine Espinola and Project Director of BBB National Programs Podcasts dive deeper into the conversation surrounding the retail industry by revisiting three previous episodes that each introduced a layer to the discussion: Women’s Purchasing Power,, and A Parent’s Guide for Back to School Shopping. Check out this episode to learn more about who is driving consumer spending, what we spend our money on, and how the marketplace is adjusting.

Evolution of Our Social World

On this episode of the Better Series Erik Qualman, Motivational Speaker & Bestselling Author and owner of Equalman talks about how changes and advancements in technology are continually shaping the world around us. Listen in to learn more

The In-Home Chief Financial Officer

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. 

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