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Ragan's Speechwriting and Executive Communications Workshop: Craft speeches that compel audiences to act.
5/24/2016 5:00:00 AM
Many speakers have never reflected that they must be considerate to their audiences. If you're in this boat, this practical list of don'ts will open your eyes and improve your next talk.
5/18/2016 5:10:00 AM
The irrational, overwhelming fear of presenting in front of a crowd is a common phobia, but that doesn't mean you can't overcome it. These tips can help.
5/16/2016 5:03:00 AM
Whether you're speaking to a small group of potential clients or making a keynote address at a major industry conference, these tactics will make your message resonate.
5/11/2016 5:10:00 AM
Have you addressed the common hurdles to boosting employee engagement?
5/5/2016 5:00:00 AM
A good storyline is the spine of many an audio program. Here are guidelines on how to apply that approach to your informative talks and persuasive addresses.
5/4/2016 5:06:00 AM
We know that physical cues are a key part of any presentation, but your facial expressions are especially crucial to your success. Follow this guidance to win over your audience.
5/2/2016 5:10:00 AM
Speaking publicly or giving a video interview, we're careful about the words we speak, but what about a presentation's physical aspects: gestures, eye contact, pacing? The experts weigh in.
4/27/2016 5:08:00 AM
When giving their presentations, many people try to conceal or camouflage their insecurities. If these ploys sound familiar, perhaps some adjustments are in order.
4/22/2016 5:10:00 AM
The axiom that 'work expands to fill the time allotted' rings true—to an extent. Certain factors can help you determine whether you'll compose those brilliant remarks in weeks, or minutes.
4/20/2016 5:04:00 AM
It's not enough to craft a zinger, devise a pun or lampoon a pop-culture icon. You must fit the jest to the occasion, the audience and your speaker. Here's how to strike while the irony's hot.
4/18/2016 5:04:00 AM
The author's pet peeves include air quotes and self-quotation. Which of these behaviors are driving your listeners batty without your even realizing it?
4/14/2016 5:04:00 AM
Color, in particular, can either calm or excite your audience, and proper vocal tone and your embrace of your listeners can engender and sustain your rapport with them.
4/13/2016 5:08:00 AM
Whether you’re terrified of speaking in front of an audience or a seasoned presenter looking for ways to improve, these tips can help you ace your next speech.
4/12/2016 5:06:00 AM
Exhorting listeners to reach into their wallets to make a contribution—Will that be paper or plastic?—demands that you reach into their hearts and minds and stir them to action.
4/11/2016 5:04:00 AM