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Water Porn

Thomas M. Kostigen | Posted 03.10.2016 | Green
Thomas M. Kostigen

I know, I get it: Water issues can seem overwhelming. That is, unless we spin them positive. Which is what I have begun doing in my speeches to corporations, colleges and communities.

Packaging Your Message: What You Need to Know to Be Persuasive

Carol Morgan | Posted 03.07.2016 | Women
Carol Morgan

Regardless of what context you are applying your persuasive skills, there are some useful strategies that can help you get your message across in a persuasive manner.

Whats Gets You High?....Legally?

Clementine Bihiga | Posted 03.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Clementine Bihiga

Below is a picture of what makes me high! Meet Christon, 4 yrs and his little brother Caiden, 4 months old! Three after I lost and buried by baby ...

5 Questions to Ask Before Speaking in Public

Joe Boyd | Posted 03.06.2016 | Business
Joe Boyd

Call out the elephant in the room ASAP. If you're speaking to sell something, tell them. If you're going to ask them for money to support a cause, tell them. If you have a political agenda, let them know. Get it out of the way so that you can authentically move forward.

9 Phrases to Drop from Your Presentation

Jonathan Li | Posted 03.02.2016 | Business
Jonathan Li

After interviewing some of the most successful speakers in the world, I have discovered that once speakers have some aha moments, they never go back t...

A Healthy Voice Is a Prized Possession

Margaret Marshall | Posted 03.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Your vocal cords give you your voice, allowing others to get to know you. This is an important component to your success. Your words and your voice will show others your level of confidence and immediately will proclaim how you expect to be treated.

Everyone Has Butterflies - Make Yours Fly in Formation

Karen Hough | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
Karen Hough

Pre-Presentation Nerves Aren't a Bad Thing. Everybody gets nervous. If you feel ill and nervous, have an upset stomach, a dry mouth, or shaking hands...

The Honest Guide to Public Speaking

Christopher Weir | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
Christopher Weir

At college, I had to deliver a group presentation to an audience of about 75 people. I had seen it listed as a requirement of the semester and felt m...

This App Could Help You Get Over Your Public Speaking Anxiety

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.02.2016 | Healthy Living

If you'd rather do just about anything else than speak in front of a crowd, you are most certainly not alone. There's an old rumor that people fear pu...

Meet the Machine That Can Write Better Speeches Than You

Adi Gaskell | Posted 02.25.2016 | Technology
Adi Gaskell

Whilst there have been millions of speeches delivered down the years, great ones are often pretty rare. They also tend to share many of the same characteristics, whether in format, argument and even use of words.

5 Essential Reads on Public Speaking

Toby Nwazor | Posted 02.24.2016 | Books
Toby Nwazor

We've all been there: hours, minutes, maybe even moments away from giving a presentation or speech to a large audience. Maybe you've done this a few times before, maybe it's a completely new thing -- but regardless, you're probably feeling some nerves.

A Presentation Hack from a TED Talk by Airbnb Co-founder

Karthik Rajan | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Karthik Rajan

I am delighted when I have an aha moment. It's double joy when it relates to connecting with people. I found my moment in Joe Gebbia's TED talk. He is...

Do You Need to Write a Book to Become a Public Speaker?

Phil Simon | Posted 03.07.2016 | Books
Phil Simon

As I know all too well, paid proper speaking gigs are few and far between. Still, it's hard to underestimate the benefits of writing a book, even for rare speaking gigs.

The "C" Revolution: Personal Communication

Sylvia Gomez | Posted 01.07.2017 | Business
Sylvia Gomez

In 2016, communication is a meme of its own. And if you don't manage it well, you're toast. Being clear and presenting yourself well at all levels, is in fact, a revolution.

Nervous to Confident: How I Got Over My Fear of Public Speaking In 3 Simple Steps

Jonathan Li | Posted 02.18.2016 | Business
Jonathan Li

I've got over my fear of public speaking in three simple steps. Apply these steps so you too can overcome public speaking anxiety:

Public Speaking: How to Command Attention

Diane Gottsman | Posted 02.17.2016 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Writing a draft is a solid first step when it comes to communicating in front of a crowd. Never plan to stand up and wing it, even for an informal talk. Putting your thoughts down on paper helps you commit your speech to memory.

Speaking Up without Freaking Out: 5 Techniques to help manage the fear of public speaking

Matt Abrahams | Posted 02.16.2016 | Business
Matt Abrahams

The Book of Lists has repeatedly reported that the fear of speaking in public is the most frequent answer to the question "What scares you most?" These results were recently echoed in Chapman University's survey on American fears, which rated speaking in public among the top 5 fears Americans report.

How To Officiate Your Best Friend's Wedding

Quora | Posted 02.08.2016 | Weddings

How Should I Prepare To Officiate My Friends' Wedding? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are ans...

6 Lessons I've Learned About Being A Perfectionist

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 02.05.2016 | Women
Melissa J. Nixon

It's OK to realize that things happen, mistakes happen, and life goes on.

5 Public Speaking Tips for Entrepreneurs

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

Meetings and presentations are one of the main requirements of being an entrepreneur. It just comes with the job. You will need to stand in front of f...

Speak Up! The Importance of Joining the Conversation and Asking for What You Want

Rebekah Bastian | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Rebekah Bastian

Sharing ideas, jumping into debates, and asking for what you want professionally can be scary. But speaking up in these situations is so important, especially in fast-moving tech companies where decisions are often made quickly and opportunities are given to those who show eagerness.

How to Monetise Your Speaking Engagement

Stephanie Fiteni | Posted 01.29.2016 | Business
Stephanie Fiteni

Your speech is ready and a lot of effort has gone into it; and then your business partner asks "but how is this going to win us new clients?"

How To Overcome Stage Fright

Quora | Posted 01.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul

How do you overcome stagefright? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with u...

I Salute My Bullies for Rejecting Me and Leading Me to Success

Clementine Bihiga | Posted 01.20.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Clementine Bihiga

Yes, I was bullied in high school! And yes, that bullying led me to being authentic and using the factors that lead to me being bullied to be a succes...

Public Speaking 101: Lessons From a 9-Year-Old

Jack Stahlmann | Posted 01.19.2017 | Business
Jack Stahlmann

In the vast sea known as award season it would be easy for a vessel like the Critics' Choice Awards to get lost. But not this year, my friends. This past weekend the show was stolen by 9-year-old actor Jacob Tremblay who won the award for Best Young Actor for his work in the indie film, Room.