In the age of AI, the importance of verbal communication can not be overstated.
Artificial intelligence is no longer the stuff of science fiction. It’s here, and it’s revolutionising every industry.
“What should I have in the background of my virtual call?”
That’s a question that comes up frequently during sessions on virtual body language and impact. It’s no surprise that people are striving to get it right: 75% of all business meetings are expected to occur through videoconferencing by 2024.
Have you ever considered the benefits of presentation skills training?
Let’s put this a different way: How would you feel if you were asked to stand up and present something to your colleagues or clients right now?
Business storytelling has become a crucial skill for anyone wishing to gain a competitive edge in today’s market.
Businesses are increasingly recognising the importance of storytelling as a strategic tool for effective communication and customer engagement.
Estimates suggest that the average speaker uses a ‘filler word’ every 12 seconds, but overuse of ‘ums’, ‘ahs’ and other words or sounds can be a real barrier to effective communication.
Do you, um, have a problem with, like, you know, filler words when you’re speaking?
It’s not what you say - it’s how you say it
How we say words can have a big impact on the message taken by the person who is listening, says Jennifer Bartram. We use the sound of our voice to show all sorts of emotions, from excitement to anger, frustration to happiness. The choices we make in how we use those sounds help us to convey those feelings by giving meaning to words.
Can Artificial Intelligence really help us write presentations?
In January this year, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, delivered a speech to Bloomberg that was partly generated by artificial intelligence, or AI.