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The Secret to How to Influence Others and Build Trust: Developing your Talent for Public Speaking

Influir y ganar confianza | Talento humano | Hablar en público

Yesterday I led a three hour session on Pitching for Investment with one of my favorite colleagues and friends, Kellie Dundon. The audience was 14 budding entrepreneurs and international business graduates at La Universidad Panamericana. The purpose of the session was simple:

Learn ‘how to gain trust, inspire confidence and positively influence others”. In other words, the participants were challenged in three hours to develop a personal elevator pitch that inspires others. This pitch needed to grab the attention of their audience (investors) and give the speakers a base to then deliver a winning pitch.

I want to share with you four simple tips and tricks on how to grab the attention of your audience. These tips will help you quickly build trust and influence others in a positive way. These ideas can be universally applied to business pitches, presentations, first meetings and networking.

Cuatro consejos para hablar en público, influir y ganar confianza.

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4 Ways LMS Platforms Will Change Your SHRM Decisions on Talent Development

The 3rd Linked-In Workplace Learning report was recently released. Amongst the key findings was a widely expected increase in talent development budgets. Another trend: a 59% increase in budget spent on online learning compared to three years ago. The priority for most learning and development professionals is identifying and closing skills gaps and monitoring performance.

Learning Management System (LMS) platforms are a bridge between employers and employees. They are critical in helping organizations facilitate the learning of knowledge and skills their workforce needs. They are a key part in fostering organizational change.

LMS platforms are becoming ever more sophisticated. They are providing organizational leaders and L&D managers unique opportunities to tailor organizational learning experiences to meet current and future demands. Talent development decisions are made more regularly and managers need to react faster. Here are four ways LMS platforms will change SHRM decisions on talent development and management.

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