Carol Lempert

About Carol Lempert

I started my career as a professional actress and now work with business folks helping them increase their executive presence by learning the skills actors use to have great stage presence. Clients include: Google, Comcast and the Harvard Executive Education program (yes, THAT Harvard. My Mom is too proud.) Typically companies bring me in as a keynote speaker or workshop leader. Let's talk about how I can help you, too.

How to Manage Q&A like a Pro

How To Manage Q&A Like A Pro Over the years I’ve seen great presentations fall apart—both online and in person—because the speaker hadn’t thought ahead about how to handle Q&A. Here are [...]

How to Improve Your Telepresence

How to Improve Your Telepresence Whether you are working from home, or leading a remote team, your executive presence is going to be judged through a computer screen. To give you an [...]

How to Run an Effective Virtual Meeting

How to Run an Effective Virtual Meeting A friend of mine called yesterday to complain about the way his boss runs the weekly staff meeting. “He tells us to use the chat [...]

How to keep your Audience Engaged when Presenting Online

How to keep your Audience Engaged when Presenting Online It’s 4:00 pm. You’re the last presenter of a two-hour long agenda. Everyone is working remotely. How in the world are you going [...]

How to Network at a Virtual Summit?

How to Network at a Virtual Summit? A client recently emailed me with this predicament: "I accepted a speaking gig for the networking opportunities before Covid-19 and #WFH. The event is now [...]

Best Practice Actually Isn’t Best

Best Practice Actually Isn’t Best One common business phrase I hear a lot is: Best Practice. I find ‘best’ an unproductive notion. (Ironically, it’s tossed around to help increase productivity.) When I [...]

Zoom Fatigue

What can I do about Zoom/Video Fatigue? Here are three rather simple tips to help combat Zoom/Video fatigue Eyestrain and the 20-20-20 Rule Perhaps the first thing to address is not: what-to-do-about-Zoom-fatigue, [...]

Time to Brush Up Your LinkedIN Profile & Resume

It's the 2nd month of the Covid-19 Pandemic. The economy is reshaping itself as I type this. Whether you love your current job, or have been furloughed, during uncertain times it's always [...]

6 Secrets Actors Use to Remember Their Lines

The most common question I (and many of my actor friends) am asked after a show is: How do you remember all those lines? There are many techniques we use to remember our lines, and you can use them next time you are called upon to deliver your company’s elevator pitch at a networking event or give a presentation to the boss at work.

How to Be More Positive in Your Work E-Mails

Making a mistake in a work e-mail is inevitable, and it can affect your Executive Presence. Here's a quick tip to help you recover when those mistakes happen.