Picture this. Someone has asked you to present to the very people you need to reach. It’s an exciting moment, and all you can think about is everything you want to tell them. Every. Little. Thing.
This is a recipe for disaster.
Why is this our natural inclination? Well, for starters, we know our subject well and a lot of times we love it dearly. They asked us to come and talk, right? So, don’t they want to know all they can about the topic?
Continue reading “One secret to keeping your audience engaged: Be ruthless!”
This blog covered a lot of ground in 2018, from essential skills in today’s market to steps to build your personal brand to the link between cultural awareness and effective communication. Yet what really jumped out at me are the stories of how students and alumni are adding to their skillsets in such diverse and interesting ways, illustrated in three areas: professional effectiveness, success, and impact.
Continue reading “2018 Year in Review – reflecting on diverse student and alumni perspectives”