Why Your Business May Need a Staffing Agency

Why Your Business May Need a Staffing Agency

Why Your Business May Need a Staffing Agency Did you know that in September and November 2018 the unemployment rate in the United States dropped to a 49-year low of 3.7%? During and following the 35-day partial government shutdown, it rose to 3.9% in December and 4% in January 2019. With the government shutdown over, … Read moreWhy Your Business May Need a Staffing Agency

The Accidental Communicator Podcast Now Available!

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Good news! The Accidental Communicator blog is now being supported by a brand new podcast called (what else) “The Accidental Communicator”. This new podcast is available on the Anchor podcasting service (just purchased by Spotify!). If you don’t have time to read the latest The Accidental Communicator updates, then listen to them!   Click here … Read moreThe Accidental Communicator Podcast Now Available!

New Book: Tools Speakers Need In Order To Give The Perfect Speech

As speakers, we want to create the best speech that we can. In order to do this we can make use of a large number of tools that are available. However, we first have to know about the tools that we have access to and then we need to know how to go about using … Read moreNew Book: Tools Speakers Need In Order To Give The Perfect Speech

What Public Speakers Need To Know About Job Opportunities In The Federal Sector

One of the responsibilities that we have as public speakers is to share information with others about where they can find good jobs — jobs that require speaking skills and others. As kids go back to college this fall, it’s the perfect time to open their eyes to the job opportunities in the federal sector. … Read moreWhat Public Speakers Need To Know About Job Opportunities In The Federal Sector

A 9 Step Cheatsheet for Becoming a Public Speaking Expert

Cheatsheet for Becoming a Public Speaking Expert Infographic
Cheatsheet for Becoming a Public Speaking Expert Infographic

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Joe Shervell heads an infographic design team that is based in London. One of the things that he does quite well is to take a lot of information and transform it into an easy to understand image. His latest creation has to do with the skills that we all need in order to become better public speakers.

Joe has boiled down content that he’s collected from dozens of books and blog posts, as well as tips from professional public speakers. I personally think that he’s done a great job — his infographic provides a one-stop-shop to consult the next time that you are asked to create a speech.

Check out what Joe has created here: (or check it out online at http://visual.ly/9-step-cheatsheet-becoming-public-speaking-expert)

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Book Review: “11 Deadly Presentation Sins”

I think that it’s safe to say that we’d all like to become better speakers. The big challenge that we face is just exactly how to go about making this happen. One of the biggest challenges that we face is that there seems to be so many different things that you have to do well … Read moreBook Review: “11 Deadly Presentation Sins”

New book – How To Show What You Mean During A Presentation

All too often public speakers think that all that they have to work with are the words that will tumble out of their mouth during their next presentation. Whereas these words are important, a speech offers you many other ways to connect with your audience by demonstrating what you are talking about. What You’ll Find … Read moreNew book – How To Show What You Mean During A Presentation