Entries by Eileen Strong

The surprise of success…..

Making a presentation is easy….for me. Making a presentation with confidence, is frustrating and futile for many. The message you want to get across, comes thru in your mind, but not from your mouth. Nerves take over. People are watching you and waiting to hear what you are saying next. Then fear becomes the inevitable…and […]

The power of failure and embarrassment…..

How frequently we only remember what we ‘screwed up on.” We repeat the atrocity in our mind again and again and again. Rarely do we repeat the moments when everything went smoothly. Those events seem to blend and blur into the past. If we messed up on a sales presentation and lost the sale….we repeat […]

The power of “Powerful You!” women.

On September 22, I was one of the keynote speakers at the “Powerful You” 2010 Transitions program for NY & NJ. Speaking on my keynote program called C.H.A.N.G.E.S. The program was focus on your business and how “change” affects your business in so many ways. I addressed C- communication – How you handle your social […]

Confident to compelling! What a goal to achieve!

To be able to speak with such a manner that people stand when you finish…is “nirvana.” It is the ideal model that most people would have their draw drop open, if that were to happen. Well it has happened. When professional speaker Randy Gage speaks….audiences leap to their feet at the conclusion. He has mesmerized […]

Know your material…literally be prepared!

When presenting there can be so many variables. Cell phones ringing, people distracting your flow when you present, interruptions, people leaving to make a call. All of these components can affect the quality of your presentation. Being interrupted can upset you from feeling smooth and confident about your material. It happens to the best of […]

Presentation Secrets

Tell me a story! Catch your audiences attention immediately! Intrigue them and beguile them. Make them eager to hear your next sentence! Remember growing up and how you loved to be told a story? Well, do just that. Tell them a story that invites them to listen to your compelling message. You will have so […]

Interview with confidence!

Remember….the first sale is to yourself! Believe in what you have to offer to a client or a company that you want to join. And believe it with rock solid confidence. So many approach an interview with hidden apprehension. Fearful that they will not be accepted or worse yet…..completely rejected, and no follow up is […]