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Jan 18, 2018

Mandel Communications and Orai Partner on the first AI-Driven Learning App designed to coach professionals on their communication skills


Capitola, CA  January 18, 2017.  Mandel Communications, industry leader in communication skills training, announced today a technology partnership with Orai, the leading mobile talent development solution that brings personalized coaching to employees at all levels.

Orai combines the latest advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) with Mandel's world-class communication expertise and content to enable users to objectively assess their communication skills, get actionable feedback on how to improve those skills, and measure results over time.

This “anywhere, anytime” coaching experience is accessible to entire teams across your organization from their mobile devices.

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Oct 31, 2017

Mandel Communications, industry leader in communication skills training, announced the appointment of Kate Day as Executive Director, Strategic Implementation Services.

“Kate ‘gets it’ deeply about our customers’ changing world.  She is an expert on how to implement digital solutions at this exact time when Mandel is launching new online and mobile solutions, most recently with The Breakthrough Communicator™  ONLINE.” Ed Musselwhite, CEO.

Kate brings to Mandel over 25 years of international management experience in sales, IT, and operations with Fortune 500 companies. At Cisco, and most recently at MetLife, Kate was a Mandel customer, having partnered with them to implement onboarding, sales enablement, new hire, and change management programs.

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Oct 5, 2017

Mandel has launched The Breakthrough Communicator™ Online. This web-based program enables companies to build critical thinking and speaking skills on-demand for audiences of 1000-plus employees, managers, and executives.

Based on the firm’s highly successful live training program Become a Breakthrough Communicator, this new self-paced digital offering provides an interactive communication skills training experience featuring Mandel’s proven SCIPAB® personal communications framework.

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Aug 1, 2017

Mandel launches The Influential Conversation.  The simple truth is, your company's ability to achieve its most important goals depends almost entirely on the ability of your people to engage in influential conversations. Participants in this workshop develop the interaction, influence, and conversation skills to rapidly gain and sustain the buy-in of even the most skeptical stakeholders and decision-shy customers. Learn More


Jun 15, 2017
Mandel announces the launch of Lead Without Authority™.  Team performance is critical to executing your organization’s most important initiatives. In this program, employees learn how to build and how to manage high-performing teams over whom they have no formal authority. Your teams will develop the leadership collaboration skills needed to get the job done and do it well.  Learn More

Feb 1, 2017

Mandel brings its Public Speaking Workshop to cities across North America, including: Boston, Chicago, Houston and NYC.  This is the same program delivered at Hewlett-Packard Enterprises, Cisco, Microsoft, Workday, and other leading companies to improve the ability of key employees to present their ideas with impact, influence others to gain commitment, and lead their teams for collaborative execution. Visit our Public Workshop Calendar


Mar 15, 2016
TrainingIndustry.com publishes an article by Diane Burgess-Faber, Mandel’s vice president of global client services and solution design, on how to use the power of a well-told "what-if" story to sell your ideas. Read: Sell Your Idea with a What-If Story.

Mar 3, 2016
TrainingIndustry.com names Mandel Communications, Inc. to its 2016 Sales Training Companies Watch List. Selected companies demonstrated excellence in many areas, including: innovative approach, new or relaunched practices, targeted service offering, quality of initial clients, and solutions focused on a specific market vertical.

Feb 4, 2016
TrainingIndustry.com names Mandel Communications, Inc. to its 2016 Leadership Training Companies Watch List. Selected companies demonstrated excellence in many areas, including: new and innovative service offerings, unique approach to to leadership development solutions, commitment to thought leadership, and quality of initial clients.

Jun 24, 2015

Training Magazine features an article by Brad Holst, Mandel’s executive director of communication strategy and innovation, addressing how to make sure your employees’ most innovative ideas get heard. Don't Let Everyday Innovation Get Lost In Presentation.



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