Top presentation skills are not something you are born with, presentation skills are improving by exercise as anything else. Person that are not professional public speakers and people which didn’t try to improve their presentation skills, often make mistakes when they present, and they are not even aware of it. These are 6 most common mistakes made by beginners while they present. (more…)
It’s not enough to be a good presenter. It’s not enough to prepare a good content for the presentation. We have to know the special expectations, the personal preferences of the person, who has to be influenced, convinced during our presentation.We have to fit many details of our lecture to these details.
1.Discover the Presentational Style That is Right for You (more…)
In this article we explore how language and self talk impact our ability to motivate ourselves, achieve at high levels and live the life we deserve. We also look at 5 popular dis-empowering words and phrases and replace them with empowering words and phrases to support motivation, success, love, gratitude and achievement. (more…)
Alvin Soon has been a personal development coach and is the founder of Life Coaches Blog.
Your brain: it’s not just a grey squishy thing. You can actually use it for a lot, like staying alive. You may not know it, but your brain? You need to use it or lose it. (more…)
Lately I’ve had to deal with a lot of changes happening in my personal life. At first, describing them to my friends, I kept calling them endings, but afterwards I began to feel as if it was a process of renewal. There is a Chinese saying that goes ‘if the old doesn’t go, the new cannot come’. Keeping that in mind, I’ve begun to view these difficult events as a shedding of things for me to grow forward, and so I’ve come to call them ‘changes’ instead of ‘endings’.
Ah, the first day on the job. It starts off like a whimsical wonderland for the bright-eyed and bushy-tailed new hire.
Everything is fresh and waiting to be explored. With each breath, anticipation fills his lungs and curiosity emanates from his pores. His smile, intensified by a youthful optimism, reveals that he is ready to dive blindly into the office culture. (more…)
You may have heard this one before: People don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care. It’s so true! People don’t remember what you say; they remember how you make them feel. Before you try to influence someone, you have to lay a foundation of caring. (more…)
After the first part of the text 4 Ways we Sabotage Ourselves about concept of gremlins in coaching terms, we continue the theme of fears that can sabotage us in everyday life.
We are all familiar with fear of dreaming and fear of failure. Besides these gremlins, Marilyn Atkinson, one of the most famous coaches in the world, specifies two more fears which can lead to blockages when we want to go forward in our career or personal life. (more…)
Have you ever heard yourself say “I am not ready”? I am not ready to integrate my coaching skills into my career, I am not ready to “go public” with being a coach, I am not ready to ask for a raise, I am not ready to charge for my services, I am not ready for a career change etc. I often here this phrase when I am mentoring coaches to take the next step in building their businesses. When we are on the path to realizing a dream, we never fully feel ‘ready’. If you felt ready, then it would be time to do the next thing that would require growth and then you would be back to not feeling ready.