Monthly Archives: January 2016

The Importance of Executive Presence for the CIO

Today more and more companies see the need for CIOs. This means that IT managers must evolve into company leaders and stand out among their executive peers. But, not all CIOs have the executive presence they need to succeed in … Continue reading

Posted in Communication Skills, Executive Presence, Leadership Skills, Uncategorized

Make Your Emails Count: Follow these 5 Steps Before You Hit Send

You may have heard about the Associated Press photo editor who inadvertently inserted part of her cover letter applying for a position as Buzzfeed’s photo essay editor into an image caption for a photo that she then emailed to AP’s … Continue reading

Posted in Communication Skills, E-Mails, Media Skills, Online Brand, Uncategorized, Writing Skills

Practice, Practice, Practice…It’s no joke

A famous violinist was leaving the stage door of Carnegie Hall after a particularly bad day of rehearsal.  Noticing the musician and his violin case, two tourists looking for the entrance approached him and asked, “How do you get to … Continue reading

Posted in Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, Uncategorized

What do you say when asked, “What do you do?”

Do you have a message? At Exec-Comm, we coach people to recognize opportunities to highlight the value they bring to their workplace or community.  Answering “what do you do?” presents a perfect opportunity. Too often, people miss this opportunity; they … Continue reading

Posted in Communication Skills, Life Skills, Uncategorized