5 Ways to Warm up to Cold Calling

Cold calling–one of the most dreaded phrases to a salesperson. The idea of picking up the phone, calling someone you do not know, and pitching them something you’re selling can seem like a daunting, onerous, and perhaps even overwhelming task. Chances are, though, you will take a position that requires some form of cold calling at least once in your […]

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UCommunicate celebrates a successful first year

As we enter the second half of Fall Semester 2015, we can’t help but to reflect on the first year of UCommunicate’s official operation, which surpassed all of our wildest expectations! Over the course of the 2014-15 school year, 12 student and alumni consultants worked with eight clients, two of which were organizations outside of the University of Cincinnati system- […]

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How to be the leader you always wanted to be

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“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” Franklin D. Roosevelt Many people have questioned whether a leader is born or made. As I have gone through life, I have held many leadership positions, but I have never considered this a natural thing for me. I have tried to grow up as a strong, […]

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Mini-Video Composition: A Process of Experimentation and Triumph

As a communication specialist for UCommunicate I was eager to engage in projects for clients. When University of Cincinnati Professor, Steve Depoe, contacted me with an opportunity to create a short thank you video directed toward UC McMicken College donors, I was enthusiastic to begin. I met with McMicken College of Arts and Sciences Development Professionals Shelly Deavy, and Rob […]

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