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A Lesson on Leading & Communicating

Mandy Stewart, Ph. D. | Posted 10.12.2016 | Education
Mandy Stewart, Ph. D.

One year ago, I joined a very "strange" group that meets in my local library. What makes us strange?

7 Ways to Learn From the Things You're Bad At

Allyson Scammell | Posted 06.10.2016 | Impact
Allyson Scammell

Maybe you're actually good at your weakness, but you just need to better understand it (as was my case). Or maybe you need to let it go altogether because there are better uses of your time.

Depression Is No Laughing Matter

Nicole Luongo | Posted 10.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Luongo

The world is in shock over Robin Williams' death. It's hard to believe he committed suicide. Or, is it? The brilliant actor and comedian candidly disc...

While He's Waiting

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 06.16.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

Some people are great achievers. They have numerous interests and can always be found working on one stimulating project or another.

How Not to Introduce a Speaker

Adam Grant | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Adam Grant

After giving a few hundred speeches in the past year, I've been struck by the variety of ways that different people introduce the same speaker. Some introductions energize me and seem to leave the audience excited to hear from me. Other introductions inadvertently make it more difficult to deliver a successful speech.

Pro-Beyonce, Anti-Space Program, Libertarian Toastmasters Have A Lot To Say

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.18.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Aaron Fitzgerald used to help coordinate a group called Liberty on the Rocks. "A monthly happy hour," he says. "It's a group of liber...

Public Speaking: Expert Advice To Help You Fight The Fear

The Huffington Post | Elizabeth Kuster | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living

Not too long ago, Becoming Fearless featured a post about the new documentary "Speak," which follows the lives of several men and women competing to w...