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All spice Christmas cake with vanilla cashew cream

Mira Manek | Posted 12.16.2016 | Taste
Mira Manek

Cosy, colourful decor is just as important as bringing those sweet spices to life in a Christmas cake, and this enticing cake does both! It is soft, m...

Eight Great Tips for Rocking Trade Shows

Jamil Bouchareb | Posted 11.30.2016 | Business
Jamil Bouchareb

There are many different types of trade shows around the country. All business cultures run trade shows as way for the different members to gather. Do some research on the different trade shows in and around your area, and pick the shows that relate mostly to your company.

One Dance Away From Steve Jobs

Annicken R. Day | Posted 10.02.2016 | Business
Annicken R. Day

A few weeks ago I was the Master of Ceremonies on a leadership conference on engagement and change in Oslo. One of the keynote speakers was Daniel Walker, CEO of Human Revolution Studios and Steve Jobs' Chief Talent Officer at Apple between 2000-2005.

Drumming With Words

Greg J. Stone | Posted 06.10.2016 | Business
Greg J. Stone

I have what famed Cream drummer Ginger Baker calls the "gift of time." I'm not bragging, by any means. It's just that I have always had an instinctive ability to keep a beat -- at least at the level of an amateur drummer.

7 Essential Tips to Prepare for a TED Talk

Simon Tam | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Simon Tam

As I am getting ready to present my fifth TEDx talk, I wanted to share some of the best practices I've learned along the way on preparing for a TED talk. Of course, these are just general ideas that work for public speaking as well.

Tickle Some Funny Bones at Your Next Speaking Engagement

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 03.24.2015 | Home
M. Shannon Hernandez

Whether preparing for a business presentation, giving a wedding toast, defending your thesis or raising money from investors, remember one thing at your next public speaking engagement: Once you step on stage you are in show business.

Big Presentation? Don't Do It, Have A Conversation Instead

George Bradt | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
George Bradt

There are some great presenters. There are people to whom any of us would gladly pay money to let us listen to them read the phone book. The odds are that you are not one of them.

Speechless: Making Noise in San Francisco (and Beyond)

Marc Hershon | Posted 10.19.2014 | Comedy
Marc Hershon

"The 'Aha!' moment was that I wanted to do a show that satirized the Silicon Valley culture," says Sammy Wegent. "Having been saturated in it for a lo...

Educator's Perspective: New Presentation Delivery Platforms

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 08.02.2014 | Education
Sriya Chakravarti

It seems to me that the next generation of online presentations is the call of the hour and there is great hunger for new presentation technologies world wide both at academic and industry level.

How to Give the Best Presentation You Possibly Can

Karl Gude | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
Karl Gude

Your goal as a speaker is to be relevant to your audience, engage them, have them learn something and then perhaps persuade them to do something with this newfound knowledge.

How to Complete All Your Facebook Tasks in Just 4 Hours: A Tim Ferriss Presentation

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.20.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

"The 4-Hour Facebook" video provides insider tips on Instagramming your food, mastering FarmVille, ignoring Zynga Bingo, and much more so that you can set these measly four hours aside and make time for the truly important things in life.

Want Your Kids to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables?: Use Your Creative Side When It Comes to Their Plates

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 03.19.2012 | Parents
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

Hey parents, don't assume your kids share your preferences for food. According to a new study, young children prefer plates that feature a wide variety of foods and colors. Here's how to do it.

Presenting Yourself on a Budget

Robyn N. Cohen | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business
Robyn N. Cohen

Presenting yourself is everything when it comes to landing a job. This starts with your resume and ends with a hand-written, thank you note after your initial interview.

How to Avoid Death by Presentation

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

If you are suffering from death by PowerPoint -- or presentations in general -- here are several ways that you can simplify and improve your communications.

Hans Rosling: Let My Dataset Change Your Mindset

TEDTalks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Hans Rosling uses his fascinating data-bubble software to burst myths about the developing world this summer at the U.S. State Department.

Spin vs. Topspin

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

While spinning can escalate to distortion or even to outright deception, topspin is the direct approach you can use to get the advantage.