Speaking

Communication Strategies

4 Traits of Expert Communicators

While there is no outwardly visible signs of an expert corporate communicators, here are four surefire ways to tell you are in the presence of one.
Public Speaking

How to Get a Standing Ovation During Your Next Speech

Here are three tips to help you beat the blahs and earn applause the next time you take the stage.
Grammar

Don't Embarrass Yourself Saying These 12 Commonly Misstated Phrases

The easiest way to sound very smart is to not repeat the dumb things everybody else says all the time.
Public Speaking

6 Ways to Channel George Clooney When Delivering Your Pitch

Like other entrepreneurship skills, smooth speaking takes practice. Here's how to stop fumbling over words in front of a crowd.
Public Speaking

How to Craft an Incredible Speech

Public speaking is terrifying for many people. Here are a few pointers to help you get past the fear of talking in front of a crowd.
Public Speaking

3 Tips for Getting Speaking Gigs

Don't sit back, waiting for that big opportunity. Go after it with all you've got.
Communications

8 Buzzwords to Blacklist in Your Workplace

Not only are phrases like these overused and misused, they often communicate very little or nothing.
Communications

5 Ways to Be a More Effective People Person

Want your social butterfly to soar? Try these tips.
Events

Hire Professional Moderators So Your Event Panels Don't Suck

While a lot of attention is given to finding keynote speakers and other event details, panels often end up being an afterthought. This is where a professional moderator can help.
Habits

7 Bad Speaking Habits to Break Immediately (Infographic)

Even your best ideas mean nothing if no one listens to you.
Communications

Misused Words That Make Smart People Look Dumb

It's the words that we think we're using correctly that wreak the most havoc.
Communications

Why You Should Choose Your Words Wisely

The words you think, the words you write, the words you sing, the words you dream all come together to write the story of your life -- and how others perceive you.

Are You Hiding Behind Squishy Words? Stop.

The words we use to describe the work we do should connote both promise and obligation.
Public Speaking

Don't Talk to Your Audience, Talk With Them

Our conversation with an audience is not a monologue; it's a dialogue.