Dr. Nick Morgan explains what the body language of the Democratic presidential candidates revealed during their first debate. Watch video.
CNN’s Gary Tuchman speaks to body language expert Dr. Nick Morgan to talk about the Republican candidates’ body language during the debate. Watch video.
Body language expert Nick Morgan breaks down the message the candidates were sending with their body language at the first GOP debate. Watch video.
A recent question from reader and creator of the great blog and book about inquiry, A More Beautiful Question, Warren Berger, had to do with involving the audience. What is the right time, and what are the right ways, to involve audiences? Warren had heard a keynoter ask lots of questions of the audience, rhetorical and otherwise, and was wondering what the pros and cons of that approach were. Let’s go back to… Read More
I often get asked by potential clients, audience members, and random virtual acquaintances if the idea they present to me as their candidate for a thought leadership program will sell. My reaction is almost always that that’s the wrong question. If you want to develop a thought leadership platform, and a profitable speaking career to talk about that thought leadership, don’t try to choose the message you think will sell. Because even… Read More
The Republicans have had four official debates to date, and the Democrats two. What have we learned, in terms of body language and communications dos and don’ts, from all this adrenalized effort? What works and what doesn’t? Perhaps the most consistently surprising debater is Mr. Trump. He began by completely dominating the first debate, taking all the other candidates by surprise to greater or lesser degrees. Trump stole the limelight even when… Read More
Audiences complain about it. Public speakers both fear and crave it. Companies spend a lot of money on it, and are always looking for ways to cut back. So why do we still keep getting together in meetings and conferences with all the travel, expense, and complaining that goes with it? Why communicate face to face? The reason begins deep in the brain. The unconscious mind can process something like 11 million… Read More
I was inspired by some recent queries from readers and audiences, and by some of those questionnaires that circulate on Facebook to create Twenty Questions to Help You Find Your Voice. People have been asking me, what is a Voice and why do you keep saying I need to find mine? I can talk just fine, thanks very much. What I mean by Voice is that essence of you, that powerful voice… Read More