Questions To Ask A Windows Phone App Developer In The Interview

Interviewing developers is never an easy task. There is a big difference between knowing about programming and actually being able to program. It doesn’t help that there are a multitude of languages and specializations. You’ll find programmers who can claim to do it all while others are focused on a very small niche of programming. So if you are in need of a Windows Phone App Developer, what questions can help you weed out the bad candidates from the good? Your overall goal is to determine if the Windows Phone Continue Reading →

Organizing a Speech for Effective Delivery Part 3 of 3

This article is a continuation of http://www.betterpublicspeaking.com/organizing-a-speech-for-effective-delivery-part-2-of-3 Last week we wrote about how to organise a speech using various speech outlines or speech structures such as Chronological, Spatial, Causal, Comparative, Topical & Problem-Solution. This week, we’ll move on to attention grabbing techniques in the opening of a speech & the importance of having smooth transitions in a presentation. Attention Grabbing Techniques Some techniques to use to craft a strong introduction would be: Starting with a bold or challenging statement A quotation which relates to speech A bold body movement An Continue Reading →

7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills

Communication is the highway of building a solid relationship. Without a healthy one, it would be impossible to continually work together and pursue a common goal. This is why companies and organizations pay high regards to establishing a communication system that works well for all their members. At an individual level, this could mean enhancing your skills in connecting with different people. But while this is a given to many, relating to different personalities has become more difficult than ever. Add it up to the fact that a lot of Continue Reading →

Organizing a Speech for Effective Delivery Part 2 of 3

This article is a continuation of http://www.betterpublicspeaking.com/organizing-a-speech-for-effective-delivery-part-1-of-3 Last week we wrote about how to organise a speech using the Introduction, Body & Conclusion structure. We also emphasised that the speech must be easy to understand, remember, follow, believe & enjoyable. This week, we will explore other aspects of speech organisation. To have an organized speech, you need to firstly select a topic you will talk about. This will sound a lot easier than it seems, especially for novice speakers. Once you take the first step, the rest will follow. Topic Continue Reading →

Organizing a Speech for Effective Delivery Part 1 of 3

Organizing a speech is crucial of any speech because when you talk, an organized speech enables the listeners to “get it”. We have had experiences of hearing from speakers or people that ramble on and on. They have the tendency to go off-tangent in all directions of their speech that we find it difficult to follow and get the point. If we need to ask at the end of their presentation, “So, what’s the point you’re trying to make?” that speech most probably lacks clear organization. As a speaker yourself, Continue Reading →