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Comedians are the ultimate public speakers. They know how to grab the audience's attention and hold it—whether for an eight-minute set or a 90-minute show.
12/4/2013 6:06:00 AM
Mentally running through your slides doesn't count as practice. Here's what does.
12/4/2013 6:05:00 AM
Don't waste time telling your audience how useful your talk will be. Get to the meat of your presentation as soon as possible—before everyone tunes out.
12/3/2013 6:04:00 AM
Tips on everything from how to get the audience to like you, to how to make yourself feel more confident, to how to make sure the audience remembers your points.
12/3/2013 6:03:00 AM
Ragan Training members get unlimited access to the most comprehensive professional development library for communicators. Try out a free preview here.
11/27/2013 6:00:00 AM
Inspired by an Atlantic Monthly article, Ragan.com asks around. 'We shall fight on the beaches'? Sure. But 'soft, wet kisses' from 'Bull Durham'? Ewwww.
11/26/2013 6:06:00 AM
Fifty years following the late president’s assassination, the world stops to reflect back at the life and the man who was John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
11/22/2013 6:05:00 AM
Deliver a unique nugget, share your emotions, and respect the power of the extended pause.
11/20/2013 6:05:00 AM
You're about to wrap up a fantastic speech, and you choose to end with, "Well, that's it. Thanks for your time." You just ruined everything.
11/20/2013 6:03:00 AM
Chances are you're not facing a tough crowd and no, you can't wing it. Dismiss these excuses before they hurt you as a speaker.
11/19/2013 6:07:00 AM
Fighting Nazis with obsolete rifles. Overcoming a childhood deformity to win the Olympics. Battling Alzheimer's disease. Choose stories they'll remember. Here's how.
11/19/2013 6:05:00 AM
An executive communication expert and Twitter observers said the president’s apologies for the difficulties with the rollout of health care reform don’t change much.
11/15/2013 6:04:58 AM
Giving an interview or speech? Better read through this list to find out whether your body language is turning off the audience.
11/15/2013 6:02:07 AM
Macabre moments and eerie elements from doomed presentations that might make listeners long to ease their suffering with a cask of Amontillado. Commit these gaffes nevermore.
11/6/2013 6:07:59 AM
Before, during, and after this important kickoff address, your audience will want to share your pearls of wisdom with their online networks. Try these techniques.
11/4/2013 6:05:00 AM