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Seek Out and Land Speaking Spots to Boost Your Business

Do your research, get your submissions in order, and prepare to do your best.
Zach Cutler
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.
Steve Ballmer's Most Awkwardly Hilarious Moments
Steve Ballmer

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.
Jason Fell
Your Tone of Voice Can Boost or Bruise Your Personal Brand
Personal Branding

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.
Jim Joseph
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
5 Strategies for Communicating When You Don't Even Like to Talk
Introverts

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.
Murray Newlands
6 Things You Should Never Say During a Speech
Public Speaking

6 Things You Should Never Say During a Speech

With these tips you'll be cool, confident and comfortable in front of a crowd.
Jacqueline Whitmore
The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever
Inspiration

The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever

From Bill Gates to Stephen Colbert, a look at the speakers who gave the most memorable commencement speeches.
Cindy Perman
This Is the Most Important Element of Producing a Successful Webinar
Webinars

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.
Jason Fell
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
4 Ways to Dominate a Pitch Competition
Pitch contests

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

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
Laura Entis