144 Media Spotlight

EYE CONTACT INSIGHT: “STOP” IT FOR MORE SUCCESSFUL INTERVIEWS AND PRESENTATIONS
by
Robert J. Geline
President, 144 Media LLC

The CEO was surprised. “I need to look away in order to think,” he noticed during a recent coaching session to prepare for a panel discussion to be video webcast to a global audience.

The executive was referring to his habit of regularly breaking eye contact in order to organize his thoughts while responding to questions during videotaped role-play interviews. The habit made him appear detached and ill at ease, detracting from his credibility and positive perception of his message.

 
 
 

For most companies in today’s fast-paced global economy, delivering focused, targeted key messages to important audiences such as customers, investors, analysts, strategic partners, suppliers, employees and other stakeholders is crucial to meet business goals. But it’s a job that is often easier said than done.

144 Media LLC is a marketing communications and public relations organization dedicated to helping professionals in all fields build their skills as verbal communicators. We work from the premise that the best public speakers are made, not born. From this idea as a starting point, our principals and national network of highly experienced coach/trainers deliver programs that are designed to meet our clients’ specific needs.

THE CORE COMPETENCIES
144 Media‘s core competencies emphasize the triad of skill sets that underpin successful verbal communications in every organization. These are:

  • Message development and refinement (What do we say?)
  • Message delivery skills and technique (How do we say it?)
  • Performance enhancement (How do we say it best?)

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