Qualities of the Best Job Candidate

What do recruiters look for in applicants? What qualities are most valued? Which of these most strongly communicate the right message? Sheila Viesca, TalkShop CEO points out what qualities ... Continue Reading →

The More Essential Language Skill in the Workplace

Spoken skills have long been regarded as the most crucial for success in the workplace. Indeed, leaders have been stereotyped as fast-thinkers and glib talkers who hog the limelight. ... Continue Reading →

Win with Diplomatic Communication

The workplace consists of various personalities and challenging dynamics. The fast-paced work style has become the norm leading to situations and even behaviors that can be unpredictable. ... Continue Reading →

Do you Speak with Verbal Tics?

Note conversations at cafes, reunions, and even in conference rooms. Often, these are punctuated with fillers – “um,” “er,” “ah,” “you know,””sort of,” “like,” ... Continue Reading →


Listening comes naturally that it is hardly given any thought. In life’s frenzy, people are too distracted to listen as well as they should. Sheila Viesca, TalkShop CEO advises, ... Continue Reading →

How to Hook Your Readers

Starting your speech or essay can be quite a task. The challenge is to hook your readers to read your story through till the end. It takes only a few seconds for readers to decide ... Continue Reading →

Decide to Be Assertive

Assertiveness is a must-have communication skill no doubt. It gives the boost to one’s well-being initially and ultimately plays a big role in one’s success. Sheila Viesca, TalkShop ... Continue Reading →

The Right Colors Matter during the Interview

The choice of color matters when selecting clothes to wear to an interview. Color has a way of getting specific responses from people. Sheila Viesca, TalkShop CEO confirms, “Colors ... Continue Reading →

Business Card Etiquette Can Save the Day

Etiquette applies in social and business scenarios where one projects himself in a positive light to win business and expand his network. Sheila Viesca, TalkShop CEO says, “Even ... Continue Reading →

How to Handle Conflicts in the Workplace

One of the most challenging tasks of a leader is to drive teamwork. With so many personality types in the mix, conflicts are bound to happen. TalkShop CEO Sheila Viesca advises, “Anything ... Continue Reading →