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7 Power Tools of Persuasion

Don't undermine your presentation with qualifiers that undercut the message. Give your breakthrough ideas the striking presentation they deserve.

Google Hangout: Everything You Need to Know to Deliver an Amazing Presentation

Join us for an insightful discussion with author Carmine Gallo on making memorable presentations.

Avoid the PowerPoint Trap by Having Less Wordy Slides

Don't let your slides distract an audience from the message you're delivering.

3 Ways Public Humiliation Made Me a Stronger Entrepreneur

A pitch gone horribly wrong at SXSW helped ground the founder of a solar energy company.

Tone It Down: 5 Introverted Lessons for Extroverts

Sometimes, it pays to be quiet and reserved. Here are the benefits of not being the center of attention.

The Magical Number That Will Amplify Your Next Presentation

Many of the most persuasive TED Talks are packed with trios. You should follow the speakers' lead.

Take a Page From The Rock and Refer to Yourself in the Third Person

Pronouns are important, and new research suggests that too many 'I's are bad for the psyche.

Why TED Talks Are Impossible to Resist

If your presentations have 'emotionally-charged events,' your message will stick with your audience.

Want to Sell Your Ideas? Tell Engaging Stories.

People don't want to be barraged by numbers and statistics. Instead, connect with them on a personal level.

The Making of a Perfect Speech, Courtesy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

What all communicators can learn from one of the greatest speeches in American history.

3 Ways to Boost Your 'Executive Presence' While Pitching for Funding

An entrepreneur has precious little time to convince anyone they are the real deal. Here are some ways to help your chances.

5 Steps to Conquering Public-Speaking Anxiety

People most likely to suffer from speaking anxiety are those who care most about their careers. The reason is that overachievers are highly aware of the importance of presentation skills in climbing the corporate ladder and becoming successful.

The 7 Worst Speaking Mistakes Professionals Make

How we speak -- tone, pitch and volume -- can go a long way in effectively communicating your startup's message.

What You Can Learn From Michael Bay's Embarrassing Presentation Mishap

'Transformers' director Michael Bay abruptly walked off stage in Vegas yesterday after his guest spot during a Samsung product intro became fraught with teleprompter issues.

7 Idioms Almost Everyone Gets Wrong

The English language changes constantly, but sometimes it retains sayings that use words and meanings that have fallen out of favor. That leads to inadvertent mistakes.

How to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

Five tips to find your voice, tell your story and engage an audience.

10 Honest and Completely Helpful Tips for Hitting a Public-Speaking Homerun

Looking for advice on how to amp up your public speaking skills? Here are a few tips from a pro.

5 Must-Know Public Speaking Tips for Introverts

Your fear of public speaking can hold you back. Try these tips to make it less intimidating.

How to Save Any Presentation From a Technology Meltdown

Don't let a technology glitch or mistake ruin your next presentation. Here are four ways to save any presentation from disaster.

Your Fill-in-the-Blank Motivational Speech

Select from the following answers for a rallying cry you can apply to any business challenge.

Tips for Delivering Kickass Business Presentations

Keep these five important things in mind in order to overcome fear, keep organized and be smart and flexible when responding to questions.

Sound Advice: How to Make Your Voice More Effective

How you articulate reveals a lot about your sincerity, credibility and confidence. Here are some tips to use your voice more effectively the next time you pitch your business or give a presentation.

What You Can Learn From Ashton Kutcher About Public Speaking

The 'Jobs' actor's stirring acceptance speech at the Teen Choice Awards is earning him considerable respect among speechwriters.

The Esquire Guy's Guide to Media Interviews

How to sound natural, deliver a difficult message, and the phases you should never say.

Richard Branson on the Art of Public Speaking

The successful entrepreneur shares his advice for getting over fears of public speaking.

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