6 Tips to Power Through Your Presentation
Live presentations are finally back. We’re leaving behind our screens and returning to upfront, in-person talks. Companies are investing resources, audience members are traveling from near and far, and expectations are high! You need to be ready to stand center stage, often in front of hundreds of people. After more than two years presenting on […]
The Power of Influence
In our previous blog, “Why influencing without authority is today’s top in-demand skill”, we talked about how your ability to influence and persuade people is based on the relationships you’ve built and how much you’ve invested in them. Influence is about ensuring people are on board with what you want to achieve, as well as […]
Why Influencing Without Authority is Today’s Top In-Demand Skill
Is there someone in your organization who you’re always ready to help? Even if you’re overloaded, you’ll fast-track their request or put something aside to assist them? Some people seem to have that magic touch. That ineffable “something” that helps them to make friends and influence people. It could be that they’re born that way. […]
Navigating in Global Waters – Can Cultural Competence be Learned?
We’ve all heard the cultural stereotypes that imply people from certain countries or cultures are bound to be extremely nice, polite, laid back, lazy or hard working. But is there a shred of truth in these stereotypes? Can we talk about cultural tendencies and are they relevant to the way we conduct business with our […]
Building Loyalty Through the ABC
Communication is the basis of every relationship, both professional and personal. If we improve our communication, we will improve our relationships – and better relationships drive organizational success. The ABC we’re discussing in this blog is an acronym for three important aspects that create an environment of growth, achievement and employee retention. What does ABC […]
How to Be Powerful When Going Virtual
Two years ago, we moved to working from home and our communication moved to online platforms! And whether we like it or not, it’s clear that remote meetings are here to stay. After running countless online workshops and meetings with hundreds of participants around the world, I still see many presenters who have not […]
THE ART OF PRIMING ATTENTION
What’s the difference between these two sentences? 1. “Here is my update …”2. “The most interesting point in my update is …” The second sentence will get more attention because it’s more intriguing. It suggests that something interesting is coming up. This technique is called priming attention.Priming is the art of stimulating the attention of […]
It seems like we are hearing a lot more about China these days. Whether it’s economics, demographic, geopolitics, or anything else – China has re-emerged as a world superpower nobody should be able to ignore. If we were not working with China, we would be meeting Chinese competitors across the board. The term “factory of the […]
What’s all the hype around storytelling? Is it justified?
Daniela Liberman “Storytelling” has become a trendy concept in recent years, but in fact, it has existed since the dawn of humanity. Stories are how people transferred information from one another, often while gathered around the campfire.Children grow up with stories, learning about the practicalities and rules of life.. Simply put, a story is a […]
Crossing an Ocean of Data Without Drowning
How to present data without losing the audience By: Daniela Liberman, Trainer and Consultant for Barry Katz Ltd. In the worlds of medicine, hi-tech and science, the amount of information and data is vast. Presenting data in medicine can save lives, in high-tech it can facilitate large acquisitions and in science, it can lead to exciting discoveries. […]
Interpersonal Communication in the Age of Social Distancing: How Do We Create Closeness from a Distance?
This article is a translation of the article that first appeared on ynet.com, [Aug 4, 2020, תקשורת בין-אישית בעידן הריחוק החברתי: איך מייצרים קרבה מרחוק?] The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to get used to a new reality that exists, mostly, on the screen. As a result, the dynamics and communication between people have changed. […]