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Overcoming Nervousness

Overcoming Nervousness

It is natural to be nervous before a public appearance.  Every professional entertainer experiences some kind of “butterflies” before a performance.  The symptoms are usually a nervous stomach, perspiring, shifting eyes, death grip on chairs...
Body Language

Body Language

Professional actors are finely tuned to their emotions, enabling them to speak with the movement of a hand.  An effective spokesperson also makes use of body movements to convey appropriate emotion. The following gestures and...
What’s Your Crisis Plan?

What’s Your Crisis Plan?

The most extreme tests ever in the strategic field of crisis communication management have occurred within the last decade.  Much has been written about communicating during the BP disaster, and we have heard much about...
The Satellite Media Tour

The Satellite Media Tour

A satellite media tour is a different kind of animal.  It is not a hard-news interview, not a talk show and not a business presentation.  You are in a studio, facing a camera, and an...
The (Not So) Slow Demise of Old Media

The (Not So) Slow Demise of Old Media

As a former reporter and editor, and now media consultant, I have watched with great interest (and sadness) as the media have slowly crumbled in recent months. Thousands of print and broadcast reporters have lost...