Training Details

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“ ‘Business communication’ is not a box you can check. It is a nuanced, collaborative exchange that forms the backbone of your company’s ability to innovate and perform — an exchange that takes up a significant amount of employees’ time and energy every week.”


“The State of Business Communication”

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“Good preparation has a wealth of benefits.  It not only rewards your audience with a better presentation, it rewards you with confidence, knowing you’ve prepared well and know your material well.”

David E. Guggenheim

Public Speaking: From Competent to Captivating

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“Millions of e-mail messages every day give people the information they need to do their job, and a badly written message can do a lot of damage.  So can a badly written website.”

William Zinsser

On Writing Well

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“[J]ob applicants with … foreign accents are viewed negatively by hiring managers in the interactive services, but more positively for jobs that involve no engagement with customers.”

Andrew R. Timming

“The Effect of Foreign Accent on Employability”

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“The difference between the almost right word and the right word … is the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”

Mark Twain

“The Art of Authorship”

Successful Communication Can Be Taught

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We teach top professionals and companies the communication skills that create success.

Do you or your employees need training to become better public speakers?  Is unclear writing costing your company time and money?

Perhaps you are a professional wanting to refine your interviewing or sales strategies, or to reduce the prominence of a foreign accent.

If effective communication is your goal, let’s get to work.

We offer Businesses and Private Clients:

Individual training

Via teleconference.

We provide instruction in:

Sessions include 60-90 minutes of personal training plus tailored feedback, complementary materials, and supplemental activities.  Please contact us for rate information.

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Via teleconference or in person within the continental United States and Canada.

We provide full- and half-day seminars on:

Seminars are fun, client-focused, and involve frequent audience participation.  Rates vary by group size; please contact us for more information.

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Via teleconference or in person within the Knoxville, Tennessee region.

We provide instruction in:

(PLEASE NOTE:  Accent Modification/Advanced Business English classes are limited to five participants and are in-person only.)

Classes last 90-120 minutes and are highly interactive.  Rates vary by group size; please contact us for more information.

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For more information or to schedule a free consultation, please contact us.

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