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Write For The Ear

Writing a presentation is different from writing an essay.  For speeches it's best to write 'for the ear. Write for the ear, instead of the eye, and make every word count.

By | May 7th, 2012|Carl Richards Blog|0 Comments

Plan Ahead

Planning ahead leads to better preparation and higher confidence when you deliver: Give yourself enough time to map out your presentation.  You'll win over your audience with a stronger, well thought out message.  

By | May 1st, 2012|Carl Richards Blog|0 Comments

Speaking Tips

Know Your Audience.  It's crucial for being able to deliver your material: Check back here for next weeks' tip.

By | April 24th, 2012|Carl Richards Blog|0 Comments

Making Your Message Count For Every Audience

As a competitor in various speaking  contests, I find one thing remains the same:  The Message.  Matter of fact, some speech contests insist you don’t change your message from one level of competition to another.  Though there is something to be said about honing your message and making it sparkle and shine,  altering your message [...]

By | April 12th, 2012|Carl Richards Blog|0 Comments

Speak Into The Mike!

Proper Microphone Usage And Technique Is this on? Can you hear me? Check One Check.   (tap, tap tap!) Sound familiar? Quite often as speakers, we’re called on to use a mike so we can be heard in a larger room.   Do you know how to use a microphone with ease? Do you know the difference [...]

By | April 11th, 2012|Workshops|0 Comments

Repositioning For The Future

About the seminar: This workshop is for those who are experiencing great change in the workforce, or in their personal lives. It’s designed to help individuals roll with change and innovatively adapt to a new way of working, and a new way of life. This session will discuss how the business and workforce is changing, [...]

By | April 11th, 2012|Workshops|0 Comments

Minding Your Own Business

MINDING YOUR OWN BUSINESS: COMMUNICATING AND LEADING IN YOUR BUSINESS About the seminar: This workshop is for those who want to catapult their business to the front of the line, and keep it top of mind.   For seasoned professionals, it offers strategies on tweaking and effectively sharing your brand through oral communication.  For new business [...]

By | April 11th, 2012|Workshops|0 Comments

Powerful Powerpoint Presentations

Your big presentation is coming up.  You’ve already laid out and practiced your presentation, and now you’re ready to work in your slides….RIGHT?   An effective layout of your slides and delivery of your PPT is crucial in winning over your audience.  This presentation will help you breathe magic and life into your powerpoint presentations while [...]

By | April 11th, 2012|Workshops|0 Comments

Conquering The Interview

Ever had an interview that didn't go as planned?   Didn't get the job, or didn't reach the intended audience?  A mismanaged interview can lead to the wrong hiring choices, or send the wrong message to your clients and colleagues.  This workshop will guide you through a number of interview situations, show you how to make [...]

By | April 11th, 2012|Workshops|0 Comments

Strengthening The Core Competency of Communication

C-C-C! Strengthening The Core Competency of Communication Ever given a presentation that did not go as planned?  Lost a job, or did not get an expected promotion because you just did not measure up to your collegues?   Are you scared to death of speaking in front of an audience?    Would you like to become an [...]

By | April 11th, 2012|Workshops|0 Comments