Posted on May 21, 2015 by Nick Morgan
A recent study of CEO’s voices – and they were all male – found that the ones with lower voices made more money than higher-voiced counterparts in other companies. Add that study to the many other such studies about voices and leadership, and you’d be pardoned for freaking out if your voice doesn’t sound like James Earl Jones. How can you possibly succeed? And I get asked by women clients about voices… Read More
Posted on May 19, 2015 by Nick Morgan
Speakers frequently ask me about what to wear for their big day. My advice is always the same. Now, a study has come along from Abraham Rutchick, a professor of psychology at California State University, that adds a new wrinkle. First, there are the basic ideas I recommend that haven’t changed.
Posted on May 14, 2015 by Nick Morgan
Back in the day when I was trying (and not succeeding) to make a living as an actor, one of the classes I took introduced a simple game that I’ve been playing off and on ever since. It was at first useful for developing Improv skills as an actor, then for storytelling skills as a speechwriter, then for passing the time in the car with young children, then as an icebreaker for… Read More
Posted on May 12, 2015 by Nick Morgan
What’s up with the McDonald’s CEO? Steve Easterbrook, the McDonald’s CEO, delivered a video statement to the business community and McDonald’s franchisees around the world recently. The result is a classic example of how not to do it. His performance is spectacularly awful on a number of levels. CEOs and communications people everywhere should watch the video as an object lesson in bad communications.
Posted on May 7, 2015 by Nick Morgan
I worked with a great team of people involved in teaching K–12 students last week, and it was an honor to coach them because of the important work they’re doing. When our society gives teachers the material rewards they deserve for what they do, they we will demonstrate that we really do care about the well-being of our children and grandchildren. Until then, it’s only lip service that we pay. OK, enough… Read More
In POWER CUES Nick Morgan examines new brain and behavioral science revelations about how humans communicate, and the importance of authentic face-to-face interactions — visual cues, subtle gestures, sounds and signals that elicit emotion — and the profound implications for leaders who are not in-tune to them. By tapping into these new findings leaders will understand how to become much more persuasive and successful and communicate more effectively.
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