Presentation Skills

A 3-point plan for a winning speech

October 11, 2016
Preparing to deliver a big speech? Rather than just visualize yourself succeeding, practice well to gain confidence.

How to deliver a 5-minute speech

September 5, 2016

You can say a lot in five minutes or less, but less time for a speech means more planning. Here are 3 tips for doing it.

Woo a crowd with a splash of emotion

July 29, 2016
In 2007, Scott Harrison founded a nonprofit to fund water projects in the developing world. Within six years, he raised over $100 million.

Conquer speaking fear in baby steps

July 28, 2016
Top marketing consultant, Yaro Starak, figured out a unique way to attack his fear of public speaking.

3 communication tips for leaders

May 5, 2016
Sometimes, the best advice comes from people who are experiencing the same trials and tribulations that you are.

A top writer’s good–and bad–habits

April 29, 2016
A Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, Charles Duhigg has written popular books on making and breaking habits.

Limit your talking to make it count

April 15, 2016
When you’re in charge, you can monopolize a meeting. It’s easy to ramble and veer from the agenda as the chair of the proceedings.

Cut your meeting time in half

February 18, 2016

To figure out whether your goals are best served by a meeting, look at the alternatives. Can the work be accomplished other ways? Do you have clear goals for the meeting? Will the right people be there? Are you prepared?

Speak like a true leader

February 10, 2016
If you want other people to take you seriously and follow your lead, you need to speak with power, confidence and authority.

Unleash your inner Ferrari

February 9, 2016
A presentation expert gives these tips on how to captivate your audience in public and in meetings.