Phil Simon’s Message Has Been Received

I’ve known Phil Simon for a while now as a speaker and author on management, and so when he told me he was writing a book on my favorite subject, communication, I thought it was time to have a chat. Specifically, Phil’s taken on that perennial problem, jargon and business nonsense-speak. I can only stand back (way back) and applaud as Phil takes on this monstrosity. Here’s the Q and A –… Read More

How to interview well

How do you pull off a great job interview, especially if you need the job, or if you feel that you are the supplicant and the interviewer holds all the power in the situation? Only a very few people seem to enjoy job interviews, or do them well. Following are some tips on how to join that elite crew and make your job interviews fun and successful. The first idea to get… Read More

President Obama vs Bill O’Rielly – Who Won?

President Obama gave an interview to conservative Fox News commentator Bill O'Reilly before the Super Bowl last night, and the interview was more revealing of O'Reilly than the President. O'Reilly began with an emotional thank you to the President for the government's help in protecting a couple of newspeople that "got roughed up in Cairo."  That was as friendly as O'Reilly got, until the final thank you.  From there it was on… Read More

Meet the MasterMinds: Nick Morgan’s 7 Steps to a Great Speech

Michael McLaughlin of Management Consulting News asked Nick for his best advice on preparing and delivering a great speech every time. Tips from Nick include: You have two jobs to do to win over any audience: Establish credibility and build trust. The best speeches involve audiences from the start. Audiences find lists irritating, but they love attitude and perspective. A speech is not a data dump. It’s a decision-making journey on which… Read More

Trust Me. Give Your Speech, Change the World by Nancy Duarte

Nancy Duarte is author of the classic book on slide design, slide:ology and the soon-to-be-released resonate. She runs Duarte Design and is the designer of, among many others, Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Truth” PowerPoint deck and book. Nancy interviewed Nick recently, discussing how to create and deliver powerful speeches and presentations. Visit Nancy’s website to listen to this interview.

William Arruda of Reach Personal Branding

Build Trust with Audiences of One to One Thousand: How to Communicate Authentically and Charismatically. Website | Play

Wayne Hurlbert, Blog Talk Radio

Author, leading communications and speech coach, and Founder of Public Words Inc., Nick Morgan shares his four step process to help you discover your own personal communications style to maximize your persuasiveness and presence. Website | Play

John Jantsch, Duct Tape Marketing

In this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing podcast Nick Morgan, author of Trust Me, talks about trust, authenticity and charisma and how anyone can use it to their advantage as a public speaker. Website | Play

Andy Kaufman: Institute for Leadership Development and Excellence

An interview with Andy Kaufman from the Institute for Leadership Development and Excellence Inc. Website | Play

Pam Slim, Escape From Cubicle Nation

In today’s conversation with Nick Morgan, I took my learning to a whole new level. His new book, Trust Me: Four Steps to Authenticity and Charisma integrates a lot of new research about the brain to help speakers become truly masterful. Website |Play