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New Research Report: Transformative Soft Skills and Training to Build the Teams of Tomorrow

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2020 was one heck of a year. We experienced a global pandemic that upended life and business as we knew it. For those businesses that survived to see 2021, work has been forever changed. As a provider of storytelling and communication training, Duarte conducted research to learn from others in the learning and development (L&D) […] continue reading

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Techniques for Using Critique Language for More Powerful and Effective Presentations

Techniques for Using Critique Language for More Powerful and Effective Presentations

Designing visual presentations can be tough for those who are not visually or artistically inclined, or for presenters who are simply not well-versed in slide design technology. However, pairing your talk with a well-designed visual accompaniment, like a PowerPoint presentation, can mean the difference between a piece of communication that moves an audience and succeeds […] continue reading

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How to Create a Presentation Using Free Stock Photos

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Ideally, every presenter would have a photographer on-hand to call whenever they need to create a new presentation. This would afford them access to beautiful, one-of-a-kind photos that match up exactly with the message in their deck. Unfortunately, most professionals aren’t lucky enough to have a photographer at their disposal, and many must turn to […] continue reading

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The Top Soft Skills Employees Need Right Now

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The top three soft skills needed right now are: adaptability, communication, and collaboration. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, good communication increased connections, reduced uncertainty, improved safety, and opened the door to opportunities—serving as a powerful, and mandatory, tool for individuals, teams, and organizations. This is likely partially why, in a 2020 study conducted amongst Learning & […] continue reading

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