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 […]

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 […]

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."  […]

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 […]

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 […]