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The Esquire Guy on the Problem With Passion

Sometimes enthusiasm is overrated.

Correcting Leadership Communication Mishaps

Everyone makes mistakes but when you're the one in the corner office, many people will hear about that inadvertent remark or slipup. Here's how to fix it.

10 Public Speaking Habits to Avoid at All Costs

What you can do to steer clear of these public-speaking no-nos.

When Giving a Presentation, Never Do This

It may be tempting to tell your audience that you're not as prepared as you would like or that you just got over being sick. Here's why you shouldn't.

5 Presentation Lessons From Apple's New Rock Star

A VP at the company wowed the crowd at its recent developer conference. Here's how you can do the same at your next talk.

Become a Master Communicator With These 5 Tips

When we become more deliberate and intentional in the way we speak, we become more confident.

Seek Out and Land Speaking Spots to Boost Your Business

Do your research, get your submissions in order, and prepare to do your best.

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.

Steve Ballmer's Most Awkwardly Hilarious Moments

As he gets ready to buy the LA Clippers basketball team, a look back at the former Microsoft CEO's most unusual public antics.

Your Tone of Voice Can Boost or Bruise Your Personal Brand

You should always watch your words, but also be mindful of how you say your words.

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.

5 Strategies for Communicating When You Don't Even Like to Talk

It helps to be naturally outgoing when selling your great idea but introverts who learn their strengths and venture from their comfort zones need not shy away from success.

6 Things You Should Never Say During a Speech

With these tips you'll be cool, confident and comfortable in front of a crowd.

The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever

From Bill Gates to Stephen Colbert, a look at the speakers who gave the most memorable commencement speeches.

This Is the Most Important Element of Producing a Successful Webinar

Online marketing expert Lewis Howes says that without this one thing, your webinars won't be the best they can be.

TV Interview Tips From a Former Presidential Campaign Spokeswoman

Television interviews are a high-stakes game that can pay major dividends. With these strategies, youÂ’ll be able to enhance your ability to get your message across.

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.

4 Ways to Dominate a Pitch Competition

Win or lose, entering a contest can be a good way to meet investors. But let's be honest -- it's better to win.

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.

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: 4 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do

The 'Shark Tank' investor and real estate mogul discusses the necessity of extreme optimism and why logic can be dangerous

5 Secrets to Talking to the Media (And Not Sounding Like a Fool)

Talking to the media can be terrifying, causing many entrepreneurs to sound like rambling fools. Don't be that person. Here are five tips on how to be a media pro.

8 Pro Secrets to Delivering a Knockout Business Presentation

Master the basics of dynamic and engaging speechmaking -- fast.

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.

Avoid This One Big Mistake When Making a Public Presentation

Carmine Gallo explains why you should keep your presentations simple, and avoid this common format.

Petrified of Public Speaking? Keep These Tips and Your Audience's Fears in Mind

Learn to vanquish the anxiety that arises before a presentation. Provide valuable real-life examples and don't forget the takeaway points.

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