Author Archives: Colleen McCabe

Small Changes Drive Employee Engagement

The job market continues to improve and companies are fighting to retain their best employees and attract new talent. Business leaders are scrambling to figure out how to improve employee engagement. A recent study by the Harvard Business Review surveyed … Continue reading

Posted in Exec-Comm Team, Fun Fridays, Innovation, Leadership Skills

What is Executive Presence?

We’ve all heard the term “executive presence”. But is there a consensus about what it means? Here is what we think:

Posted in Communication Skills, Exec-Comm Team, Executive Presence, Leadership Skills, Life Skills

Know Your Strengths and Challenge Assumptions

Often in business, we are underestimated. Whether it’s due to gender, race, age, or experience, assumptions are made quickly and they are hard to change. To set yourself apart, you need to recognize your strengths and market them appropriately. If … Continue reading

Posted in Communication Skills, Life Skills, Women in Business

Managing Your First Team

The step from a junior employee to supervisor can be a daunting one. It’s one thing to manage your own schedule, workload, and projects. Once you add others to the equation, whether it be a summer intern or a new … Continue reading

Posted in Communication Skills, Executive Presence, Leadership Skills

Exec|Comm Tip: How to Calm Your Nerves in Front of an Audience

Experiencing anxiety while speaking to an audience is common for new presenters and seasoned speakers alike. You’d like to come across as engaging, confident, and memorable while keeping yourself at ease and grounded. Kate Sweeney, Exec-Comm Facilitator, shares valuable tips … Continue reading

Posted in Presentation Skills, Tips Videos

Enhance Your Online Brand

Are you cold calling potential clients? Sending out resumes and hoping to land an interview with your dream employer? Today, your online brand is usually the first impression you make and is just as important as your in-person presence. A … Continue reading

Posted in Media Skills, Online Brand, Tips Videos, Uncategorized

Write Effective E-Mails

Sending an effective email can mean the difference between a prompt solution to a problem, or an agonizing wait for a response. When writing an email, focus on the reader and deliver your message clearly and concisely. Consider how your … Continue reading

Posted in Communication Skills, E-Mails, Uncategorized, Writing Skills

Connect With Your Audience

Many professionals struggle to get their message across, whether it’s choosing the right words or getting in front of the right audience. Your communication skills play a large part in how well you deliver your message and connect with your … Continue reading

Posted in Communication Skills, Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, Uncategorized