Public Speaking MINDA ZETLIN

Want People to Remember What You Say? It All Comes Down to This Simple Rule

If you don't do this, nothing else matters, says screen star and communication expert Alan Alda.

Public Speaking MAYA HU-CHAN

3 Steps to Becoming a Clear Speaker

Even the most accomplished leaders can struggle with clear communication. These strategies can help.

Public Speaking KEN STERLING

Should Keynote Speakers Go it Alone?

Freelancers, speaker managers and speakers bureaus – how to decide which to use and how to use them.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

Jeff Bezos Used a Brilliant and Ancient Communication Tool to Fuel Amazon's Success

Metaphors are mental shortcuts to explain complex ideas.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

Follow the 3-Second PowerPoint Rule for Persuasive Presentations

Use the billboard test to simplify presentation slides.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

Ukrainian President Zelensky's Brilliant Public-Speaking Tactic That Inspires His Audiences

Relate to your audience by citing people, places, and events they know.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

Jerry Seinfeld's Editing Tip Will Make Your Presentations Shorter and More Concise

Editing is an act of selection, not compression.


10 Unconventional Rules for Captivating Public Speaking From a Jazz Expert and Best-Selling Author

Who should you look to for public speaking advice? Author Ted Gioia suggests thinking more like a jazz musician.


Improve Communication by Avoiding 'Badjectives'

Be specific and concise with your language to avoid miscommunication.

Public Speaking MINDA ZETLIN

Here's the Public Speaking Mistake Almost Everyone Makes and What to Do Instead

Next time you give a talk, try watching a few minutes with the sound off.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

Indra Nooyi Learned 4 Communication Skills That Fueled Her Rise to CEO

And you can use them to your advantage, too.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

James Patterson Can Help You Give a More Engaging Presentation

Take a page out of this best-selling author's book as he shares tips on how to grab your audience's attention.


12 Smart Phrases You Should Use in an Interview Process to Help Land Your Next Job

When you make it to an actual interview, don't blow it by what you say (or don't say). Try these instead.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

A Simple PowerPoint Rule to Wow Your Audience

Follow the "10-40 Rule" to create slides with less text and more pictures.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

5 Lessons in Mental Toughness From Serena Williams

Prepare for any performance by practicing like a champion.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

Shatter These 4 Public-Speaking Myths To Sharpen Your Skills

Buying into these beliefs might hold back your progress.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

The 'Father of the iPod' Reveals One Critical Lesson From His Mentor, Steve Jobs

Three essential elements of all good stories.


Avoid Rambling – Put Your Mind Ahead of Your Mouth

Pause and give your brain the opportunity to create a script for your mouth to express precisely.


The Right and Wrong Way for Leaders to Start a Speech

Great oration delivers "what they need to hear," not "what I want to say." Learn the difference to make a difference.

Public Speaking SHAMA HYDER

Here Are the Speakers I've Been Following in 2022

The best way to improve your public speaking--and be inspired to look at your business from a new perspective--is to attend or listen to talks from other public speakers.


5 Ways to Make Your Story Matter When Public Speaking

Storytelling is a great way to engage an audience-- but make sure your stories are relevant, not just riveting.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

Warren Buffett Just Revealed the Best Investment You Can Ever Make

Public-speaking skills will set you apart.

Public Speaking MINDA ZETLIN

Enjoy Public Speaking? Here's How to Make It Pay

Some entrepreneurs make $300,000 a year from speaking gigs.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

Learn Data Storytelling by Putting A Face To Inflation Numbers

The single best way to communicate data is to personalize it.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

4 Basic Elements of Great Storytelling

Knowing how to craft an origin story is a fundamental skill for entrepreneurs.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

Ask This 5-Word Question to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills

People won't tell you what you're doing wrong until you ask them.

Public Speaking KEN STERLING

Pent-up Demand Could Make 2022 a Big Year for the Events Industry

Fasten your seatbelts. 2022 will be the busiest year for in-person events--ever.


How to Tell a Good Story with Data

Data plus a narrative makes for a better presentation.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

3 Steps to Calm Your Nerves Two Minutes Before a Big Presentation

Build your confidence when you need it most.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

A 2-Step Process for Building Unshakable Self-Confidence

Winning at anything starts in the mind, according to a West Point psychology professor.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

A Steve Jobs Presentation Hack to Mesmerize Your Audience

5 ways to give people a moment to remember.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

4 Easy Fixes for Common Public Speaking Faults

Try these basic building blocks for effective and successful public speaking.

Public Speaking JUSTIN BARISO

Emotionally Intelligent People Know How to Set Boundaries. Here's How They Do It

Want to manage your time more effectively, avoid burnout, and save your mental health? Start setting boundaries.

Public Speaking MAYA HU-CHAN

6 Winning Public Speaking Tips For Non-Native English Speakers

Public speaking can be nerve-wracking for everyone, but often more so for non-native English speakers. These strategies can help boost your confidence and success.

Public Speaking JEFF HADEN

Why Emotionally Intelligent People Embrace the Rule of the Awkward Conversation, Backed by Science

The next time you meet someone new, ditch the small talk. Science says they--and you--will be glad you did.

Public Speaking JUSTIN BARISO

A Respected MIT Professor Had a Simple 5-Word Rule for His Classroom, and Every Company Should Follow It

Patrick Winston knew how to speak. But his even greater skill was getting others to listen.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

How Google and Apple Craft Winning Messages to Sell New Products

A simple two-word test to excite your customers.

Public Speaking SUZANNE LUCAS

I Gave a Keynote in Virtual Reality. Here's What I Learned

Live, onstage is the best, but this is better than a regular video conference. For sure.

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

Phil Mickelson's Practice Habits Drive His Success

Calm your nerves when the pressure is on

Public Speaking CARMINE GALLO

How to Pitch Your Ideas in 10 Minutes or Less

Use these three strategies to quickly grab your audience's attention.

Public Speaking BILL MURPHY JR.

7 Things to Do When You Have to Give a Short Speech

You can find a lot of advice on how to give a big speech in front of a big audience. But more often, you're probably asked to take just a few minutes to address a smaller group. Here's how to give a short speech that will leave your audience wanting more.