There’s Money To Be Made Via Productive Business Communications

Experts in the dismal science of economics can argue about the timing, but the rest of us know one thing: This economy is on the mend. Still, I’m not sure that companies are falling all over themselves to hire at a rate that will get us back to pre-Great Recession levels. It seems that what I said in this blog more than four years ago still holds true: Many businesses emerging from the severe downturn have gotten leaner in order to survive.

How can they make that happen? There are, of course, economies in shop floor scheduling, parts ordering, distribution, and all the other factors that go into being competitive. But for my part, as a communications trainer, there’s another way to view productivity, particularly in white-collar office work. It’s about writing so efficiently that — internal or external — it goes out with a minimum of fuss (editing). Here are three crucial writing guidelines: [Read more…]

Presentations and Practice: The Way to Carnegie Hall

You know that old exchange: “Excuse me. How do I get to Carnegie Hall?” The answer? “Practice, practice, practice.”

Everyone who communicates formally with others knows they need to practice before ‘game day’. “Practice”, however, doesn’t include a cursory read-through of the material to yourself. You’re going to present out loud, right? Then practice that way! [Read more…]

TPG to Provide Tennessee Valley Authority Media Training

For immediate release
Contact: Stephanie Lockwood • slockwood@thepincusgroup.com • 301.938.6990

Washington, DC – The Tennessee Valley Authority, a corporation owned by the U.S. government and providing electricity for 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states, has awarded a contract to the Pincus Group for media training, communications training and consulting. TPG in partnership with Zayas Hendrick MediaWorks LLC, will provide training for designated TVA personnel to prepare them for a variety of public communications.

“We’re very much looking forward to working with TVA’s executives and managers” said Aileen Pincus, TPG President “and we’re especially gratified to work with our partners at Zayas Hendrick on this tailored program to benefit TVA’s media and public communications.”

Zayas Hendrick MediaWorks is a leading Washington DC firm providing video production, instructional design and training.

The TVA, which was established in 1933 by an act of Congress, is a self-sustaining corporation and receives no taxpayer funds. Its mission is to help lead the Tennessee Valley region and the nation toward a cleaner and more secure energy future, relying more on nuclear power and energy efficiency and relying less on coal.

TPG provides world-class media training, crisis communications, speech and presentation coaching for public and private sector executives in the US, Europe and throughout the Middle East. For more information contact info@thepincusgroup.com or visit our website at www.thepincusgroup.com

TPG Signs Global Health Leader For Executive Training

For immediate release
Contact: Stephanie Lockwood • slockwood@thepincusgroup.com • 301.938.6990

Washington, DC- Washington DC – Management Sciences for Health, a global health non-profit organization working in over 150 countries, has signed a long-term agreement with the Pincus Group for communications training and consulting.

The Pincus Group will provide training for MSH executives working in the US and around the world from offices in Arlington, Virginia and MSH’s world headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts. “We’re very excited about building a continuing relationship with MSH, and helping to support their important work around the world,” said Aileen Pincus, TPG President.

MSH has been a leader in global health, particularly in areas of maternal, new born and child health, for over 40 years. TPG provides world-class media training, crisis communications, speech and presentation coaching for public and private sector executives in the US and globally.

TPG provides world-class media training, crisis communications, speech and presentation coaching for public and private sector executives in the US, Europe and throughout the Middle East. For more information contact info@thepincusgroup.com or visit our website at www.thepincusgroup.com