• Be More Persuasive By Answering These Three Questions
    Entrepreneur - Apr 12
    Presentations are polarizing. Either you love them, or you hate them. As a presenter, your speech will firmly plant you in the minds of your audience as a good speaker and someone to remember, or as a poor presenter and... Read »
    7 months ago
  • 3 Simple Steps For Becoming A Confident Speaker
    Entrepreneur - Jan 18
    Can you remember the first time you spoke in front of a group? My own "first" happened in front of 30 people. My hands were shaking, my legs trembling. “G-g-g-g-good morning everyone. Today I will talk... Read »
    10 months ago
  • How To Give A Data-Heavy Presentation
    HBR - Oct 16
    Data storytelling has become a powerful part of the communications toolkit, allowing both journalists and marketers to communicate key messages by using data and data visualization to drive articles, blog posts, and reports.... Read »
    1 year ago
  • Is Your Voice Holding You Back?
    BBC - Mar 18
    When you’re constantly in the public eye, you need a lot of confidence and presence. But for Jessica Procini, a Philadelphia-based lifestyle coach, the way she spoke felt like an impediment. The 28-year-old found that... Read »
    1 year ago
  • 5 Leaders Whose TED Talks You’ll Want To Hear
    Washington Post - Mar 17
    Today kicks of the start of this year's TED conference, an annual confab of ideas-driven speakers that's been called the "Holy Grail of digital-age production" and, alternatively, a collection of "tent revival... Read »
    1 year ago
  • How To Stop A Presentation That’s Going Badly
    Forbes - Mar 3
    I learned at Skip Barber’s racecar driving school that “when you spin, put both feet in.” This means that if you’re on the racetrack and your car spins out, press the clutch and brake hard, fast and simultaneously.... Read »
    1 year ago
  • The Secrets To Killer Presentations
    BBC - Feb 24
    People struggle their entire lives to make a name for themselves. Taylor Mali managed it with a single speech given at a Chicago poetry slam contest in 2000. In his talk, Mali, a New York City middle school teacher at... Read »
    1 year ago
  • How Steve Jobs Fouled Up Presentations For The Rest...
    Forbes - Nov 24
    Until his passing three years ago Steve Jobs was widely recognized as the standard bearer for effective presentation method and technique. And he was tremendous. But here’s the trouble with Steve Jobs the presenter: he was... Read »
    2 years ago
  • 9 Ways To Dramatically Improve Your Presentations And...
    CEO.com - Nov 4
    Some people like to learn from mistakes. Others prefer to learn by finding out what to do instead of what not to do. Here’s some great advice from Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of... Read »
    2 years ago
  • 8 Body-Language Tips To Boost Your Success At Work
    Business Insider - Oct 22
    Whether we think about it or not, we're all students of body language. Too bad we're not students of our own body language. Here are some tips to help ensure your body language works for and not against you: Read »
    2 years ago
  • A Refresher On Storytelling 101
    HBR - Oct 8
    At bedtime, I tell stories to my godchildren, Anna and Noah, when their parents invite me to care for them. Their capacity for stories amazes me. They beg for “just one more” and then “just one more.” It seems we are... Read »
    2 years ago
  • To Build Influence, Master How You Enter A Room
    HBR - Sep 24
    An airline industry executive has been promoted regularly for more than two decades because he’s good in a crisis. He’s cool, competent, and authoritative when the rest of the team is panicking. But now he finds... Read »
    2 years ago
  • 5 Ways To Mentally Prepare For A Major Presentation
    CEO.com - Sep 8
    The best speakers know their material cold, because they know that when they deliver a speech, make a presentation, or simply discuss an important topic during a key meeting, content is everything. Almost... Read »
    2 years ago
  • How To Sell To The C-Suite
    Forbes - May 21
    “Don’t invite me for coffee” bellows Jeffrey Hayzlett, global business celebrity and primetime television show host on Bloomberg Television. “I don’t drink coffee.” Read »
    2 years ago
  • B-School Professors Reportedly Make Bank From...
    Fortune - May 19
    Talk, when it comes from some of the country's top business school academics, is far from cheap. Fees for speeches by the many professors in the mid-level price range run from $20,000 to $40,000, while it can cost $100,000... Read »
    2 years ago