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Time for a Reboot for the Speaking Industry in the Human to Human Era

Ayelet Baron | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
Ayelet Baron

In a world where we manage change in business instead of embracing it, it is not surprising that fear produces predictability and cookie cutter expectations at events. It is part of the current transactional nature of business that needs a reboot to match the 21st century human to human era.

99U Conference: The Creative Community Conference

Alexandra Garey | Posted 05.18.2016 | Media
Alexandra Garey

Value Creation and Pursuing Your Creative Journey On May 5th and 6th the tall glass walls of Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center housed over a thousa...

The Four Hardcore Survival Skills You Can't Live Without Are Simpler Than You Think

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Oestreicher

Who knew that mental health first aid was as simple an inspirational wall hanging? Survival -- Simplified. Surviving -- and "thriving" -- throug...

IS THE KEY TO HAPPINESS You.? An Interview with Toni DeMauro, Founder of You.LLC

Jessica Mindich | Posted 03.28.2016 | Women
Jessica Mindich

For my whole life I was so damn happy. Dare I say euphoric!? My natural gait may actually have been more of a skip than a stride. I am not sure wha...

Healing Through Our Voices: What to Say (and Not Say) to a Survivor of Sexual Assault

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 03.25.2016 | Women
Amy Oestreicher

Everyone has a place in sexual assault prevention. According to RAINN, an average of 68% of assaults in the last five years were not reported.  Toget...

Black Businesses Matter

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 03.04.2016 | Black Voices
20 Beautiful Women

When it comes to economic development, empowerment and revitalization in the Black community, there is no better way to achieve these than through thriving business ownership.

5 Ways Martin Luther King Inspired the World By Having a Dream

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 01.18.2016 | Impact
Amy Oestreicher

Thank you, Martin Luther King Jr., for inspiring faith, dreams, and all the power they hold for our world. The greatest gift we can give to each other is little steps in faith, trust, compassion, and bringing our dreams to light.

People of Action: Gary Coxe

Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson | Posted 01.13.2016 | Impact
Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson

I'm always fascinated by the people I have met who have experience extreme challenges and tragedy, but never give up. They remain so dedicated to th...

Two Conservative Lawmakers Are Still Trying To Get Rid Of John Boehner

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 12.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Like the smoke stains in his old office, former Speaker John Boehner isn't really going anywhere -- at least not as far as the taxpayer ...

A Trans Parent: How One Woman Is Inspiring a Nation

Mandi Camille Hauwert | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mandi Camille Hauwert

The first time I ever heard of Jessica Lynn, I was sitting down in a small recording studio at the base of UCSB's Storke Tower. She seemed like a mythical figure. An amazing woman who'd overcome the war trenches of life to emerge a shining beacon for the Trans community.

Trump Should Be Speaker -- And Still Run For President. Seriously

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.09.2015 | Entertainment
Paul Abrams

Trump as Speaker would also be the greatest campaign move in history. It is not a time-consuming job; all you have to do is make top-line decisions and make deals. The House would no longer be a place for bickering. Everyone would have an incredible time, and put the "grand" back in "Grand Old Party."

Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Announces Bid For House Speaker

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced his bid to become the next speaker of the House on Monday. The California Republican is ...

Groove to the Music in Every Room Using Play-Fi and AllPlay

Michael L. Berman | Posted 09.10.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

In the beginning, the Great Technician created the Sonos speaker system. And it was good, as music reverberated around the Earth. But, realizing his new invention would not play well with others, he ordered the creation of Play-Fi and AllPlay and urged them to be fruitful and multiply.

7 Ways Businesses Can Surf the Silver Tsunami and Survive

Janice Celeste | Posted 09.10.2015 | Business
Janice Celeste

The Silver Tsunami refers to the takeover of an aging workforce. By 2020, 25 percent of the United States workforce will be comprised of workers age 55 and older. For the first time in history, there will be four generations of employees in the workforce.

How to Reignite Your Personal Power and Branding

Ellevate | Posted 09.04.2015 | Women
Ellevate

Have you thought about reinventing yourself and about reigniting your personal branding? If so, what are the challenges that keep you from acting upon your dreams? How can you break through and achieve success?

Simple Tips to Master Public Speaking

Arabelle Yee | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Arabelle Yee

Ever since I was young, I've always been the one to put my hand up in class. Not sure if it was the rebellious nature in me or if I was just really up for it. Last time I checked, I was still half introvert.

Actor Tommy Ford Partners With Urgent, Inc. to Uplift the Economic Future of Miami Youth

Zach Rinkins | Posted 07.23.2016 | Miami
Zach Rinkins

Urgent, Inc. will produce its 2nd annual Youth Economic Development Conference and FACE Community Expo on July 30-31, 2015 at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus from 8:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. each day.

Is Too Much Professionalism Harming Your Career?

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 07.10.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

My clients often fear that if they show their true selves at work and reveal to their peers the fun sides of their personalities, they won't be taken seriously. If your professionalism makes you feel stymied, then you've probably taken it a bit too far.

10 Hot Tips for Killing the Stage at a Corporate Event

Hisham Wyne | Posted 06.08.2016 | Entertainment
Hisham Wyne

I'm not going to make things easy and say there's a secret recipe that relieves nervousness. There is none. But there is definitely a checklist to ensure things work well.

When It Comes to Pure Sound, Does Size Matter?

Michael L. Berman | Posted 04.13.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

We recently played with three portable Bluetooth speakers ranging in size from "desktop" to "briefcase" and discovered that the smallest of the trio gave us the best sound.

Seven Speaking Faux Pas That Can Derail Your Speaking Career

Kelly Phillips | Posted 04.10.2015 | Small Business
Kelly Phillips

The connections I've made from speaking at events have enriched my business and my life in quite a few ways. Unfortunately, a speaking gig gone bad can do serious damage to your reputation. And it's not just about what you do when you're on stage.

How to Turn Competition Into Collaboration

Alex Kip | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Kip

That's it, simple. The only one you're trying to make better is you, the only one you're trying to beat is you. You can't move forward by looking sideways. Take a look at the things that have been beating you up in the "locker room" and see how you can take them out.

The 3 Paths to the 21st Century Organization on the Edge

Ayelet Baron | Posted 02.20.2015 | Business
Ayelet Baron

Leaders who understand that the world is a fresh new canvass of opportunity are learning to inhale and manage a beta culture that continually evolves and creates.

Fake it 'Til You Make it Is for Cheaters and Wimps: 7 Habits to Create Real Change Using Aikido & Martial Arts Principles

Susan Harrow | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Susan Harrow

Instead of faking it 'til you make it, consider the advice of the late musician Jeff Buckley who said, "Be awake enough to see where you are at any given time and how that is beautiful and has poetry inside even in places you hate."

How to Introduce a Speaker

Diane Gottsman | Posted 12.07.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

A well-executed introduction establishes a speaker's credibility, piques the interest of the audience, and creates an environment for an impactful speech. The following tips will help you confidently introduce a speaker at your next event.