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When Someone Walks Out of Your Presentation

From time to time, Spoken with Authority comes across presentation skills advice that we want to pass along via our newsletter for the benefit of our readers. Here we are sharing a reflection authored by Rev. Wm. R. “Mac” McKenney, the associate pastor of Good...

Job Interview Tips to Make a Great Impression

Are you part of the Great Resignation — the record number of Americans (4 million in April 2021 alone!) who the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports are quitting each month and looking for a new employer? Or maybe your employment status changed early in the pandemic and...

How to Speak While Wearing a Mask

With the return to offices and the spread of variants, we at Spoken with Authority expect that there will be greater demand for hybrid meetings and events. For in-person participants, that means continuing to give presentations and speak while wearing a mask.  In...

Hybrid Meeting and Event Checklist

As offices reopen and the Delta variant continues to spread, we expect an increase in hybrid meeting and event formats — where some participants are in person are other are joining via videoconference. Whether you are planning a hybrid version of your company's...

Guide to Virtual Meeting Etiquette for Summer Associates and First-Year Associates

Realize it or not, you are constantly presenting at work – whether you are speaking to one person on the phone, to a small group during a virtual meeting, or too many people at an online networking or social...

When Someone Walks Out of Your Presentation

From time to time, Spoken with Authority comes across presentation skills advice that we want to pass along via our newsletter for the benefit of our readers. Here we are sharing a reflection authored by Rev. Wm. R. “Mac” McKenney, the associate pastor of Good...

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Job Interview Tips to Make a Great Impression

Are you part of the Great Resignation — the record number of Americans (4 million in April 2021 alone!) who the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports are quitting each month and looking for a new employer? Or maybe your employment status changed early in the pandemic and...

read more

How to Speak While Wearing a Mask

With the return to offices and the spread of variants, we at Spoken with Authority expect that there will be greater demand for hybrid meetings and events. For in-person participants, that means continuing to give presentations and speak while wearing a mask.  In...

read more

Hybrid Meeting and Event Checklist

As offices reopen and the Delta variant continues to spread, we expect an increase in hybrid meeting and event formats — where some participants are in person are other are joining via videoconference. Whether you are planning a hybrid version of your company's...

read more

The Power of Subtraction in Public Speaking

There was a great piece in the Washington Post titled, “We instinctively add on new features and fixes. Why don’t we subtract instead?” Here is helpful summary from the article of the research conducted by the authors:  “[W]hen asked to change or improve something,...

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Provide more value in and lead productive virtual meetings

You log into a virtual meeting and you are one of many squares in the gallery of participants.You easily could turn off your camera and try to avoid being called on. Or, you could prepare afew minutes ahead of time and come ready to add value to every virtual meeting...

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