Why is Speaking Well a Soft Skill?

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From the chronicles of a female CEO with a Voice that could be heard… I was at a conference last week where a speaker kept referring to public speaking and communication skills as “soft”, a soft skill, that is.  Every time she said it, I felt a twinge. It’s the same when people pronounce common words incorrectly. My fingers typed many…

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Avoid these 5 Public Speaking Blunders!

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By Dr. Miluna Fausch, HHCP, Ph.D., Public Speaking + Presentation Coach When was the last time you witnessed a speaker who made massive mistakes, compromising their message, credibility and professionalism? Or, felt yourself making mistakes and beating yourself up afterwards? Ouch! Great public speakers can be trained through skill development, targeted focus, preparation and proper practice. Here are five tips...
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Steve Wynn’s Love of Music

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Steve talks about his latest creation ShowStoppers at Wynn Las Vegas. “Look, you and I know from school that the heart of the romantic literary tradition is providing audiences with a world that’s better than what’s real-an idyllic world. Theater and drama allow people to experience vicariously the moments on the stage, and to the extent that it’s true or…

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Giving a killer Presentation!

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Chris Anderson, curator of TED, reported on giving a killer presentation for the Harvard Business Review. He states, “I’m convinced that giving a good talk is highly coachable.  In a matter of hours, a speaker’s content and delivery can be transformed from muddled to mesmerizing. Whether you are preparing a TED talk, a CEO doing an IPO road show, a brand…

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Bette Midler speaks

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Hemispheres Magazine reports on the latest news from the Divine Miss M. She just released a new album entitled It’s the Girls honoring music from classic girl groups and plans to go on tour after 11 years. Her jobs included working in a pineapple factory for three summers (she grew up in Hawaii), working as a typist, and as a traffic…

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