Public Speaking Tips

Prep Your Attendees: Set up Breakout Rooms (Video)

Whether you use Zoom, WebEx, Teams or any other platform, learning to set up breakout rooms is more than clicking buttons. Yes, you need to know how to manage your tech, but it’s just as important to manage your attendees’ expectations. Sending a group of confused professionals to a breakout room with unclear instructions defeats …

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Four Reasons to Turn Off Your Webcam According to Stanford Research

Until now, “Zoom Fatigue” has only been an excuse for how tired we feel. Thanks to Professor Jeremy Bailenson, founding director of the Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab, we know it’s real, we know why, and we know what to do about it. Here are the four reasons video conferencing is wearing us out: Too …

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Online Communication Skills For Live Online Training

Improve Your Online Communication Skills Increase Your Learner’s Retention by Putting Them in the Driver’s Seat Many of you are transitioning from face-to-face training to live online training and could use some help with your online communication skills. While it’s easy to focus on the limitations of technology and how disconnected you feel from your …

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Transforming Soft Skills Training with AI, Video and Gamification

Adapt and Implement New Tech for Soft Skills Training It’s time to think about soft skills training in a new way. We all know this type of training traditionally takes place face-to-face over the course of a day or two. It can include role play, personalized coaching, and more advanced programs offer individualized video recording. …

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Communication Training: Transform Your Style in 60 Seconds

Transform Your Style with these Communication Training Techniques When you attend a trade show or educational conference, your goal is to leave every session with something tangible. You’re looking for skills that you can immediately implement when you return to work. That’s exactly what Sheri Jeavons delivered during the  SHRM 2017 Annual Conference & Expo …

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