Tips for Leading a Great Conference Call

David Grady, in the annual Citizen’s Bank Employee Talent Show, performed an excellent comedy routine about a conference call gone horribly wrong. By incorporating the best practices within this article, you can keep chaos at bay and have productive calls.

August 20, 2010  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Communication, Self Improvement, Training  No Comments

The Focus Method of Writing

I’m usually asked how one gets started when it comes to writing a an article or a speech.  There are many ways to get started, however one way I use called the “Focus Method.”  This method will guide you through generating ideas for your article or speech, and will likely provide ideas for future ones […]

June 30, 2010  Tags: , , , , , ,   Posted in: Communication, Marketing, Self Improvement, Toastmasters, Training  No Comments

Are you “The Vader?”

Are you the Vader?  Conference calls and webinars are a mainstream in business and non-profit worlds, and if you are not participating in them now, you will be.  Here ere are a few conference call etiquette tips.

June 29, 2010  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Communication, Self Improvement, Toastmasters, Training  No Comments

Staring a Toastmasters Club

I have been a member of Toastmasters International since 2003 and have reaped the benefits in all facets of my life, and it helped me discover my love of teaching and training.  I was asked by numerous people how to get a club started, so read on for my brief step by step guide.

June 23, 2010  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: Toastmasters  One Comment

Toastmasters District 30 Fall Conference

I took photographs at the Chicagoland Toastmasters District 30 Fall Conference.  To see pictures click here or on the “Order Photos & More” link above and go to the Toastmasters gallery.

November 14, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Toastmasters  No Comments