By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy
Here’s an idea to leverage your public speaking skills. Reading time: 2:38.
In stepping UP onto the podium you get your chance to convince upper management of your discipline and integrity to represent the company — in general.
In stepping UP onto the podium, you reinforce your staff’s commitment and conviction to work more collaboratively and productively — in particular.
No wonder that alumni from the business school at the University of Michigan credited their communications skills more than their business or financial acumen in earning their first promotion.
To help you focus on developing your powers of public speaking, let’s scan the history books for what other leaders say about the potency of Podium Power: For example, with your public speaking skills sharpened you can become more durable than a king. Continue reading