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Cynthia Kay’s Tips and Advice

After decades in the ever-changing world of high stakes corporate communications, one of Cynthia’s most valuable asset is her involvement with sophisticated communications programs in all kinds of industries. If you are looking to improve your company communication, video quality, and more check out Cynthia’s tips and advice below.

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Who Would You Rather Bet On?

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  Who would you rather bet on? Would you rather bet on that large employer or would you rather take the risk and bet on yourself? Check out this video for my easy answer.   This audio was taken from the interview I did on the…
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Cue the Listener

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  The world is full of distractions. Whether you're giving a presentation for a business meeting, performing a media interview, or maybe even speaking with your family, here is some advice on how to "cue the listener" away from these distractions…
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'Corporate Speak' Reduces Internal Communication to Background Noise

This article about corporate speak was recently featured throughout multiple news organizations and can be seen HERE as originally published. One of the great challenges for large organizations is communicating in a way that is both engaging…
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The Big Business, Small Business Love-Hate Relationship

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  Big business and small business sometimes have a love-hate relationship. Watch this short video to learn more.
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Lessons From the Stage

Speaking lessons for any current or aspiring speaker Over the years, I have presented at many events across the country—everything from keynote speeches to two-day workshops. As a speaker, I have seen the good, the bad, and the ugly and…
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Social and Smart

SOCIAL IQ Business literacy is important, but the social aspects of business are too. Because we are social beings, we often assume that employees have the skills to build rich business relationships. Unfortunately, that is often not the case.…
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Running a Lean Business Model

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  As many in manufacturing know, Toyota was the company that really brought the lean business model mainstream. I've helped a number of companies introduce the lean production concept into their own business. Small businesses are often…
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Entrepreneur Perspectives Podcast Featuring Cynthia Kay

I was recently a guest on the podcast, Entrepreneur Perspectives (listen here). This podcast is produced by KazCM, the content marketing arm of KazSource, Inc. It's a weekly podcast where Eric Kasimov, the CEO of KazSource, chats with inspiring…
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The Best Business Experience in the World

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  Watch as I share how I received some of the best business experience in the world and grew to love business. In my dad's dry cleaning business I was able to work in production, sales, and management. Each role took time to learn and…
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Why Big Business Likes Small Business

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  Why does big business like small business? Here are several reasons I gave at a speaking event in La Jolla, CA. They include: • Small businesses are easy to work with. • Small businesses don't have teams of people or lawyer after…
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Business Workshops Work… If Done Right!

Business workshops could be a great value to your team, or not. How do you energize your team? Help them develop personally and professionally? Create a bond with your company?  One way is to invest in them. Business workshops and…
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Buying Trends in Business-to-Business (B2B)

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  If your customers are other businesses, then this is for you. There are several buying trends I've seen within my own company that you need to be ready for. The buying trends include consolidation, pricing, and stability. Remember happy…