In GenderWatch, Chris Jahnke writes, “History was made on the primary debate stage as women from both major parties stood shoulder to shoulder with the men. From the onset, Hillary Clinton and Carly Fiorina each faced a unique set of challenges as well as a common obstacle. Two different candidates exposed the trials and triumphs of campaigning while female.” Read the full article here.
When debate coach Chris Jahnke schools women in public speaking, she likes to start with this: “Let your inner diva come out.” The author of The Well-Spoken Woman and founder of Positive Communications says that women need to understand how important it is to own their own voices. Read the full article here.
The presidential debates offer an exhibition of personalities with a plethora of speaking styles. What, if anything, do the personas the candidate’s display tell us about their leadership capabilities? Can anything meaningful be gleaned from the on-stage exchanges? Read the full op-ed here.
In GenderWatch, Chris Jahnke writes, “Everyone advises you to ‘just be yourself.’ But how is that possible under hot TV lights, inches from an opponent, with reporters waiting to pounce on any misstep? What can be done in advance to present your best self?” Read the full article here.
In GenderWatch, Chris Jahnke writes, “Women candidates running for executive posts in 2016 should watch and learn from the first Democratic primary debate. What candidates see and hear from the presidential contenders can jump start their own debate prep regimen.” Read the full article here.