Make Them Trust You With These 5 Body Language Secrets

Body language should help, not hurt. Even when the chat isn’t in person, how you hold yourself impacts how you connect with others and whether you present the best version of yourself. So, when the talk is important, use these strategies to show you’re strong, capable and ready for anything, Eyes up and alert. Your eyes betray your focus. So, if you’re picking lint from your pants or looking for the exits, you’ll show your interest lies elsewhere and seem … Read More

25 life hacks you didn’t know you needed, but do

Tech columnist David Pogue shares 10 simple, clever tips for computer, web, smartphone and camera users. And yes, you may know a few of these already — but below, find a condensed version of the 10 tech basics everyone should know: Use the space bar to scroll down a page. Hold the shift key and the space bar at the same time to scroll back up again. Tab between boxes on online forms. When there’s a pop-up menu to input … Read More

3 Tricks to Becoming a Better Public Speaker

I recently attended the best training I’ve ever been to. At the end of day four, we—the audience—were as engaged as we were on day one. It was no accident. The trainers from Green Dot, a high-demand violence prevention program, know how to deliver a message. Their audiences are engaged and involved in their trainings, and Green Dot is getting measurable results. You know, I believe that presenting in front of an audience is a vital skill. At some point, you … Read More