Get Away From The Edges

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When you walk into a room, one thing you should notice is where people are standing in a room. At the edges are people who are more tentative. They appear unsure of themselves. Seasoned networkers tend to be closer to the center of the room. The best networkers not only don’t stay at the edges, […] The post Get Away From The Edges appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Your Business Needs To Go Organic (and we don’t mean food)

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Advertising platforms are getting better at targeting audiences, but when it comes to search and social media organic beats paid every time. To be clear, organic search and social means SEO and content marketing rather than paid ads. While paid ads have their place in any marketing campaign, there are several reasons for you to […] The post Your Business Needs To Go Organic (and we don’t mean food) appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Keep Your Presentation from Being Forgettable

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Advice on giving good presentations tends to focus on structure and style, but there’s something even more important to consider: getting your audience to remember your talk. Here’s how to make sure they remember what you say: Follow the right sequence. Audiences remember the beginning and end of a talk most easily; they have more trouble […] The post Keep Your Presentation from Being Forgettable appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Pump Yourself Up Before A Presentation

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Giving a talk in front of an audience can be stressful, and our bodies react to that stress in different ways. If you’re someone who gets jittery and anxious, or whose energy levels flatline, try an exertion ritual before your next presentation. The ritual is just what it sounds like: You exert yourself in order […] The post Pump Yourself Up Before A Presentation appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Tell Your Customer’s Story

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One of the most important elements to attracting potential clients is that they understand what you are offering. If they don’t have a clear idea of what you can do for them they won’t know why they should use your service or product. For complicated services, one of the best ways to convey what you […] The post Tell Your Customer’s Story appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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When You Can’t Hit Unsend

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Most people have made the mistake of hitting “reply all” on a private email or sending an insensitive message to the wrong person. After the panic sets in, you need to own the mistake. Approach the offended colleague quickly and apologize: “I’m sorry I did it and even more sorry that I hurt/showed disrespect for […] The post When You Can’t Hit Unsend appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Avoid Filler Language in Presentations

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Presenters often use the phrase “Does that make sense?” to gauge audience understanding. But this can convey a speaker’s uncertainty and signals that the audience might not comprehend or appreciate the content. To be an effective speaker, eliminate useless words and phrases like this one. Since you often include them unconsciously, record your next speech […] The post Avoid Filler Language in Presentations appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Good Listeners Ask Good Questions

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Some people equate good listening with sitting silently, nodding, making eye contact, and, when the speaker is done, paraphrasing what you heard. But these things are only part of what makes someone feel that you heard them. The best listeners go deeper by trying to understand the substance of what the other person is saying. […] The post Good Listeners Ask Good Questions appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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