Audience Delivery Event Message Strategy

What Made the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster Speech So Effective?

Why President Ronald Reagan Deserves the Title “The Great Communicator”

Photo Credit: The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Former President Ronald Reagan passed away 14 years ago this month. He was a masterful communicator who was faced with a daunting communication situation immediately after the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. Of all his presidential moments, on this particular day, I was desperate to hear from my President. […] continue reading

Design Strategy

5 Simple Tweaks for Killer TED Talk Slides

5 Simple Tweaks You Can Make for Killer TED Slides Cover

Since their launch in 1984, TED Talks have become a sort of cultural institution. Today, people turn to TED Talks for a variety of purposes: wisdom, advice, knowledge, and inspiration. It’s now easy for the public to access TED Talks via a variety of platforms and formats—including YouTube videos, Podcast episodes, and blogs containing written […] continue reading

Delivery Event Strategy Tips

10 Ways to Prepare for a TED Style Talk

10 ways to prepare for a TED talk cover

There’s one question I’m asked frequently: how to give a TED Talk that works. I’ve given all types of talks. And while all presentations take an investment to make them effective, the creation of a high-stakes, beautifully staged TED-style talk often proves to be especially difficult. It takes work to craft the talk, and then […] continue reading

Delivery Presentations Strategy Tips

To Become A Powerful Public Speaker Master These Qualities


Once you have a compelling story and breathtaking visual design, presentation preparation eventually comes down to one final thing: you. You stepping up, taking the stage, and communicating with your audience. But before anyone can become a powerful public speaker, there are several qualities they must master. Picture in your mind the most powerful public […] continue reading

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