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Helpful Advice, News, and Commentary from Geoffrey X. Lane.

Presentation Power NLP

Presentation Power NLP

In the beginning it wasn't called Presentation Power, it was called Power Speaking - sadly we missed getting he web name - then NuSpeak! I named it that way to indicate that it was a revolution in teaching public speaking and presentation skills. I didn't want to be...

The Trump’s Playbook

The Trump’s Playbook

It's well known that emotions motivate. A tyrant and bully use’s fear to motivate, which works as long as the fear continues to be escalated. The fear doesn't even need to be real - our brains don't know the difference. When you are scared, facts (what's real) doesn't...

Pelosi Defeats Trump

Pelosi Defeats Trump

Everybody has a character flaw and Trumps are on full view. The flaw isn’t the whole person, but it captures what’s wrong with him. Trump is egotistical, narcissistic, insecure, and petulant, these traits are his downfall. Those are four traits that are difficult to...

Why “Show Up & Lead”

Why “Show Up & Lead”

What do I mean by show up and lead? My definition to show up means to be real and genuine, authentic and human, not playing the role of leadership based upon the latest trend or book. The challenge is to be yourself and NOT to take on the trappings and attitudes of...

Face2Face Meetings – Good Business?

Face2Face Meetings – Good Business?

What are you missing… In today's business world, we communicate all the time by using email, voicemail and through social media websites. Because of the hassles of airport security, the expense of airline tickets, hotels and travel away from the office, it can be...

Under Promise – Over Deliver

Under Promise – Over Deliver

Surprise with great service… I was recently promised a great result from a training organization, and yet, when I attended the session it was far from my expectations. My expectations had been fueled by the promise of an “informative” and “amazing experience,” with a...

Fast & Furious

Fast & Furious

Speed kills… Today in business we are expected to react quickly to problems, and to come up with prompt accurate solutions. When responding to tough questions during a presentation speed can kill. Tough questions have always a part of business and, given today’s tough...

Is it possible to teach public speaking online?

Is it possible to teach public speaking online?

Innovation and excellence… Online training is now possible and convenient and with the increase in bandwidth, and chip speed it is becoming the preferred tool of many training organizations and companies, universities and professional associations for continuing...

The Phycology of Sales

The Phycology of Sales

How to understand your client’s decision making process If you’re interested in gaining a better understanding of the decision-making process behind a client’s choices after a sales presentation, you must consider the “Emotional-Factor.” Before your client puts money...