How to Ace a Job Interview

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In celebration of my first book, Give Your Speech, Change the World, now becoming available as an eBook, I’m excerpting a bit from the book on how to ace a job interview.  I’ve edited the text slightly to fit the blog, but I still like the advice.  Enjoy! How to Ace a Job Interview The [...]

How to Sell Yourself in 30 Seconds

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds

Attention spans are shrinking, the pace of life is accelerating, and no one’s job is completely secure. As a result, everyone who lives on the planet and works in a job needs at least two elevator pitches – one that tells the world who you are and the other that tells the world what you [...]

eBook: How To Make Tough Conversations Easy

How to make tough conversations easy

There are certain conversations everyone dreads. The tough one with the boss, who sees your right to a raise differently than you do, or the co-worker who needs straightening out, or your significant other, about sharing chores more equitably. These conversations are emotional, difficult, and liable to go wrong. You go into them with a [...]

eBook: How to Give a Great Presentation

How to give a great presentation

How do you prepare and structure a great presentation? Too many people assemble slides from “decks” of previous presentations as if a presentation were like a pack of cards, writes Dr. Nick Morgan, one of America’s top communication theorists and coaches. The right process begins by focusing on a clear point of view and picking [...]

The King’s Speech: Lessons for Leaders

The King's Speech, lessons for leaders

The King’s Speech tells the story of the relationship between the reluctant King George VI of England and his speech coach, Lionel Logue. George VI had a severe stutter that nearly ended his public career before it began. But when his older brother Edward abdicates the throne, George must master public speaking. Renowned speaking coach [...]

eBook: How to Read Body Language

How to read body language

Every communication is two conversations, content and body language. And body language is often more revealing and truthful than content, especially in divulging what other people are really thinking. But how do you follow that second conversation? If you try to monitor it consciously, you rapidly become overwhelmed with ambiguous information. Did that twitch of [...]

eBook: How to Give a Great Speech

How to give a great speech

Public speaking is one of those mixed activities — it’s both art and science, idea and fulfillment, content and delivery. The process makes most people anxious. Of all the tasks we face this is the one, that studies regularly show, we fear most. Here in this brief eBook are seven steps to take some of [...]