Book Roundup – What’s New? What’s Worth Reading?

11 deadly sins

The pile of books beside my desk has grown too high; it’s time to cull the best from the herd and let you know about them. 11 Deadly Presentation Sins, Rob Biesenbach One of my favorites in the pile is this quick, clever analysis of the most common sins that (especially) beginning speakers make – [...]

7 Communications Questions Leaders Need to Ask Themselves

Power Cues By Nick Morgan

As a sneak preview for my upcoming book Power Cues:  The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact, here are the seven questions I argue leaders — or anyone who wants to communicate powerfully — need to ask themselves in order to stop leaving their communications to chance and to start [...]

Free Book Excerpt – Trust Me

For my holiday blog, I'm giving you the first section of my most recent book, Trust Me, free. Enjoy and happy holidays! Trust Me:  Four Steps to Authenticity and Charisma Introduction Every communication is two conversations: the verbal one — the content — and the nonverbal one — the body language.  If the two are [...]

Trust Me: Four steps to Authenticity and Charisma

Trust Me: Four Steps To Authenticity and Charisma

In his book Trust Me: Four Steps to Authenticity and Charisma Nick Morgan shows how anyone can be an effective speaker by presenting an image of authenticity and respect for their audience, whether in a group presentation or a one-on-one conversation. Nick presents a four-step process, perfected in his teaching at Harvard, that enables the [...]

Give Your Speech, Change The World: How to Move Your Audience to Action

Give Your Speech, Change The World

Give Your Speech, Change The World takes public speaking to a higher level with a new audience-centered approach that combines aspects of ancient Greek rhetorical practice with proven modern-day communication techniques. It fills a gap in this market with a more sophisticated treatment of public speaking. Most books in this genre are gimmicky, ‘tips and [...]