There are many tried and tested ways to calm nerves and project confidence when speaking. However, if you want three quick techniques to convey confidence while you practice long-term nerve-calming, these will always work: Smile. Confident people always start with …

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One-way video job interviews (aka asynchronous interviews) are ideal for employers to screen suitable candidates. The candidate answers pre-set questions which are filmed and watched by the recruiter at another time. The preparation for this style of interview should be …

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Communicating in a business setting requires balancing tone with strong, effective messaging. Whether it is an email, presentation, or speech, we need to remain mindful of our tone without diluting the strength of our words. There are many words and …

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Many speakers erect a fa├žade when delivering their message. They hide behind a persona to protect their feelings. They tell themselves that any negative reactions are in response to the adopted person and not aimed at them personally.  However, this …

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*Start Strong:Regardless of your skill level, avoid starting a presentation or speech with an apology. Don’t begin by telling colleagues that you’ve never done this before. Hold back from asking for their understanding if you make mistakes or stumble. Prepare a strong …

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