Posts:May 2012, Communications Training

3 Guaranteed Techniques for Igniting a Rapport with Your Audience

by Tom Barritt| May 30, 2012

It is said that 75 percent of audience members check their Blackberry the minute a speaker steps to the podium. The other 25 percent are thinking about lunch. Is this true? I don’t have actual data to support the claim, but I’m sure it got your attention. I’m always astounded when a speaker begins a […]

The Power of Negativity

by Bill Delaney| May 16, 2012

If it bled, it led. I learned that early in my journalism career, producing a local morning show in New York. A heroic rescue of a cat in a tree by a Grandma with a bad left knee in a calico dress? Save it for the kicker, the back end of the show meant to […]