Recent Articles in Business Communication

March 21, 2020

Cuomo Coronavirus Briefings: A Daily Lesson in Messaging


Business Communication , Public Speaking , Seen|Read|Heard

Along with learning the latest information, you can learn a few things about communicating in difficult times. Here's why we're watching New York's governor...

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March 15, 2020

Communicating about COVID19: Resources to help


Resources , Business Communication , Public Speaking

How can you best communicate important messages about the coronavirus to your employees, customers and community? Here are some resources to help:

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February 17, 2020

Public Speaking Virtues & Vices: Belligerence


Strictly Speaking , Public Speaking , Resources , Business Communication

Worried that you antagonize audiences? Or perhaps that's your goal! Check out our founder's case for warming up your stage presence and his unconventional steps to get you there...

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January 20, 2020

Public Speaking Virtues & Vices: Honesty


Strictly Speaking , Resources , Public Speaking , Business Communication

"Character is the primary element a speaker brings to the stage. Everything else can be learned," wrote our founder. Get his honest advice...

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January 14, 2020

Like, when speaking: Too much of a good thing


Public Speaking , Tips , How To , Business Communication

If you know speakers who overuse "like," maybe it's time to help them find some new words. Here's how to reduce our least favorite disruptor...

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November 25, 2019

How to Handle Questions Designed to Make You Look Bad


How To , Business Communication , Seen|Read|Heard , Tips

Facing a tough audience for a meeting or presentation? Here's what we can learn from Fiona Hill and how she handled her testimony before members of Congress...

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September 13, 2019

How To: Project Confidence


How To , Business Communication , Public Speaking , Instruction , Tips , Public Speaking Fear

Most speakers want to appear confident. When you know what that looks like, you can project a more powerful stage presence—whether you're feeling it or not. Here's how...

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August 15, 2019

Business Communication: Three Tips for Better Emails


Business Communication , Tips , Three Things

Don't be "that person"—especially when you can practice your writing and presentation skills AND craft better emails at the same time!

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June 10, 2019

Public Speaking & Storytelling: Stories to Teach


Resources , Public Speaking , Business Communication , Tips , Storytelling

Can a story help at-risk teens learn to make better choices? One former L.A. gang member thinks so. Here's how our Buckley coach helped him use his stories to teach and how the same ideas can work for your presentations...

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May 7, 2019

Economic Developer: Speaking to Motivate Communities


Public Speaking , Tips , Resources , Business Communication

How do you convince leaders to take action before a crisis comes to town? Economic developer Crystal Morphis says public speaking is one of her most important skills for helping communities stay open for business...

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April 9, 2019

Business Communication: Presenting at the Conference Table


Business Communication , Tips , Public Speaking , How To

You may not be standing on a stage--or even in front of a small group--but a seated presentation is no time to take a holiday. Here's how to pitch at the conference table and still own the room...

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