Speaking

Understand your audience

January 23, 2019
Before you draft a message or prepare your presentation or speech remarks, take a few minutes to answer these questions.

Words, Words, Words: February ’19

January 23, 2019
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

3 rules of a perfect story

January 23, 2019
Great storytelling is the No. 1 way to connect with your audience, whether you are giving a speech to a roomful of people, presenting to your team or selling to customers. The best stories have three qualities.

Words, Words, Words: January ’19

December 21, 2018
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

How to talk to your CEO

December 21, 2018
Use this advice to shake your nerves and make a great impression.

Words, Words, Words: December ’18

November 29, 2018
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

Tech jargon to stop using

October 24, 2018
Jargon and clichés don’t add anything to a conversation, and more often than not, they just create confusion. Here are some new ones you should avoid at work.

Words, Words, Words: October ’18

September 26, 2018
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

6 better conversation starters

September 26, 2018
To build more meaningful relationships, skip the idle chit chat, and spark some deeper conversation. Ask these questions instead.

Before a speech, calm your nerves fast

September 26, 2018
If you’re about to present—and you’re an anxious mess, try these unusual tips to help calm your nerves fast.