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How to Cut the 'Ums,' Uhs,' and 'Literallys' When Speaking
Public Speaking

How to Cut the 'Ums,' Uhs,' and 'Literallys' When Speaking

Using these filler words when you speak will annoy your listeners and torpedo your credibility.
Here's How to Create a Mesmerizing Presentation
Presentations

Here's How to Create a Mesmerizing Presentation

Presentations can go one of two ways: be a complete snooze fest or an opportunity to get the audience hooked on your company. Here are a few tips on avoiding the drab in lieu of fab.
Kumail Hemani
How to Be a Better, Stronger, More Engaging and Respected Leader
Leadership

How to Be a Better, Stronger, More Engaging and Respected Leader

Technical skills are important, but they're only a fraction of what makes someone a great leader. Here are some practical ways to improve the skills that really count.
Lauren Covello
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Jack Dorsey to Employees: Name-Dropping Makes You Look Dumb
Leadership

Jack Dorsey to Employees: Name-Dropping Makes You Look Dumb

Trying to push an idea 'because the boss wants it' strips you of authority and diminishes the idea's merit, Dorsey writes.
Laura Entis
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Steer Clear of These 5 Pitch Mistakes
Startup Basics

Steer Clear of These 5 Pitch Mistakes

These tips will show you what not to do when you are presenting your idea to angel investors.
Elaine Pofeldt
Adobe Releases Free App for Making Narrated Video Presentations
Technology

Adobe Releases Free App for Making Narrated Video Presentations

Adobe says its new iPad app, Voice, is ideal for crafting business pitches and presentations.
Geoff Weiss
Capturing a Sliver of Your Business Trip for Yourself
Business Travel

Capturing a Sliver of Your Business Trip for Yourself

A corporate nomad explains her discovery of ways to absorb the amazing places in her travels while still accomplishing her business goals.
Paula Phelan
TV Interview Tips From a Former Presidential Campaign Spokeswoman
Public Speaking

TV Interview Tips From a Former Presidential Campaign Spokeswoman

Television interviews are a high-stakes game that can pay major dividends. With these strategies, you'll be able to enhance your ability to get your message across.
Dorie Clark
The Best of TED 2014: Lessons for Your Next Presentation
Public Speaking

The Best of TED 2014: Lessons for Your Next Presentation

From an astronaut talking fear, Bill and Melinda Gates on giving up their wealth to a surprise appearance by an outlaw, here are some key takeaways from this year's event.
Carmine Gallo
8 Simple Steps to Create a Powerful Presentation
Presentations

8 Simple Steps to Create a Powerful Presentation

If not done correctly, presentations can me a huge waste of time for your audience. Here are eight ways to make a presentation more engaging -- and more memorable.
Daryl Spreiter
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Want to Punch Up Your Presentation With Visuals? Here Are 5 Ways.
Presentations

Want to Punch Up Your Presentation With Visuals? Here Are 5 Ways.

If not done correctly, presentations can come off as dull and flat -- making them difficult to sit through. To get your audience more engaged in what you are saying and pitching, add some visuals to spice it up.
Drew Skau
8 Pro Secrets to Delivering a Knockout Business Presentation
Presentations

8 Pro Secrets to Delivering a Knockout Business Presentation

Master the basics of dynamic and engaging speechmaking -- fast.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Want to be a Rock-Star Panelist? Sheryl Sandberg's Media Coach Offers Up Some Tips.
Presentations

Want to be a Rock-Star Panelist? Sheryl Sandberg's Media Coach Offers Up Some Tips.

As more and more entrepreneurs are asked to speak on panels, many are feeling anxious on how to make the best impression. In his new book Pitch Perfect, Sheryl Sandberg's media coach Bill McGowan offers up advice.
Bill McGowan
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