Employers want verbal and…

Employers want verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, and are dissatisfied with what they’re finding at the graduate and undergraduate level. That’s what I tell people I’m mentoring, if they want to be successful they’ve got to master these things. They are going to determine whether you get hired.

Corbette Doyle, an organizational leadership lecturer at Vanderbilt University and an insurance industry executive, explaining why businesses value “soft skills” more than ever. (Nashville Business Journal, June 2009)


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I believe public speaking can go from most dreaded class to favorite class. I'm a former public speaking college instructor who spent years seeking out activities, assignments and examples to make the class interactive as well as educational -- they are collected here. I welcome suggestions for additions.

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