Whether it’s Zoom or Live, YOU are the Show OK, you have your technology in-hand and your presentation honed. You’re done, right? Not so fast. As noted in How to Wow, people retain approximately 7% of what you say.… Read More
“I’m here to grant you three wishes…”: aka The Rule of 3 Have you ever wondered why the genie/fairy godmother, etc always grants 3 wishes when he or she emerges from their lamp or their glowing orb? The reason for this is… Read More
The Importance of Your “Listening” Face (and How to Ensure an Excellent One) I recently spent a (wonderful!) few days in Lansing, Michigan, doing a day long Wow Workshop.* Among the many concepts we covered was the importance of having an appropriate “listening”… Read More
10 Public Speaking Lessons from the Best and Worst Oscar Speeches in History Some people view sporting events as– well– sporting events. For me, awards shows are sporting events, as there are few things I enjoy more than listening to a good (and… Read More
Make Power Points Powerful I don’t know about you, but I loved show-and-tell as a kid. Unfortunately, however, the adult version of show-and-tell—the Power Point presentation—often leaves a lot to be desired. And it… Read More
Two is One, and One is None This is a phrase my brother, a former captain in the Marine Corps, likes a lot— and it’s one the military uses frequently. What this maxim does is turn the… Read More
Need to Wow Your Job Interview? Here’s how! Join Frances Cole Jones, author of “How to Wow” and “The Wow Factor”, and learn how to: Expand your current network and build upon your existing one Ensure you stand… Read More
Thank You, Colin Firth, for Dropping (My Version of) the “F Bomb” The morning after the Oscars, the biggest conversation was Melissa Leo’s use of what commentators appear to have settled on calling “the F bomb.”  It was, without question, beyond unfortunate-… Read More
Lift Your Public Persona By MICHAEL MINK Posted 12/20/2010 04:53 PM ET When the publicity spotlight finds your company, your skills can maximize a good situation or salvage a bad one. Here’s how: •… Read More
Wow of the Week: Play it Up We all know the phrase, “play it down,” for making less of an emotion or situation than we might otherwise be feeling. And I think this can be a useful… Read More