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Your Dale Carnegie Instructor – The Overlooked Element

Your Dale Carnegie Instructor – The Overlooked Element

By on Jun 2, 2017 in Communication Skills, Public Speaking | 0 comments

Back when I was starting my second solo program, I received an email from someone requesting to be a Dale Carnegie instructor. He explained that he had done some technical course development in the past. Now, he was looking to branch out from his software background to do something new. I explained to him that the instructor requirements are quite involved. And they...

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Dale Carnegie Course Stockton Graduation

By on Apr 17, 2017 in Goal Setting, Public Speaking, Self Mastery | 0 comments

Graduations are a time of transition. A point in time when mentors, instructors, and coaches can recognize individuals for making a change in their growth. A few weeks ago, I held my first graduation of 2017. Recently, I held my second one in Stockton, CA. Once again, I am in awe of the unstoppable power of the human spirit.  These graduations show that we have the...

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Using Your Voice for Persuasive Impact – An Excerpt from Maximum Influence

By on Jan 6, 2017 in Public Speaking | 0 comments

In my first High Impact Presentations program, my trainer had me perform an unusual exercise in front of the class. He asked me to read from a boring manuscript detailing facts about the planets in our solar system. He added, “Read it as you would read it to yourself, but read it aloud.” I started reading the manuscript. When I occasionally looked up from the pages,...

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5 Presentation Guidelines When Using Exhibits and PowerPoint

By on Dec 9, 2016 in Public Speaking | 0 comments

Using An Exhibit For Maximum Presentation Impact In the Dale Carnegie program, I’ve had the opportunity to coach many individuals on improving their presentation performance for maximum impact. One of the biggest challenges I’ve seen them wrestle with in their presentations is how to handle physical exhibits. If you’ve seen any of the yearly awards ceremonies,...

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Maximum Influence – Speaking With Power and Passion Part 2

By on Oct 28, 2016 in Public Speaking | 0 comments

A 4-Part Email Series on Enhancing Your Current Speaking Abilities for Daily Impact In the first session, we reviewed a major component of how we communicate, our behavior. What we do has a big impact on your message congruence. However, there are other channels that we need to control if we want to insure our message is received by our audience. In this session,...

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Maximum Influence – Speaking With Power and Passion

By on Oct 13, 2016 in Public Speaking | 0 comments

  A 4-part Series on Enhancing Your Current Speaking Abilities for Daily Impact “Man stalks public speaker on stage while addressing group.” This could very well be a headline for the most recent presidential debate. However, it describes an embarrassing episode early in my career when I was helping out another trainer. Fifteen minutes into this workshop during a...

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