Tag Archive | effective communication
In a recent article entitled “Hemingway, Thoreau, Jefferson and the Virtues of a Good Long Walk“, Ariana Huffington explored what some of our great thinkers had to say about the advantages of a good walk. She also provided the following observations by painters, sculptors, poets, actors and musicians. “Space is substance. Cézanne painted and modeled […]
Abe said “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I’ll spend the first four sharpening the ax.” Abe knew that if you were going to do any job right, your most important tool was preparation. I teach effective speaking, communication skills, and vocal skills. The most important thing I tell my students […]
How long have we been telling stories? Well, modern science tells us that the earliest cave paintings date back 40,000 years. What were those paintings if not stories; Stories about survival, stories about the big hunt, stories about things that happened that were seen as important. The nice thing about the cave paintings is […]
SHUT UP AND LISTEN You’ve just finished your sales pitch. You have told the potential client everything that your product or service can do; every way it can benefit them. It’s a no-brainer. They’re not interested. They have to talk it over with their partner. Their budget is empty or they have to wait until […]
Rich will be speaking at the Networking at Noon event on 11.28.2012 located at Crickets Restaurant – 280 Washington Highway – Smithfield, RI. He will be expanding on the items mentioned in this video blog. To attend, RSVP to Bernie Klimaj at BKFS@cox.net.
Sounds like an odd question, doesn’t it? Of course they hear what you say. But, that’s not the real point of the question, is it? I will be discussing this topic in a series of free dynamic communications sessions being offered in October. (For specific dates, times, and locations, see the bottom of this blog.) […]