Publication of a new book by Public Words’ good friend Tim Sanders is an event to celebrate, and in this case, Today We Are Rich: Harnessing the Power of Total Confidence, is a special cause for celebration. The book is packed with great stories, jammed with wonderful tips on how to improve your own confidence […]
I spoke last week to an Air Force Special Ops team, and to a pharmaceutical company, about persuasive communications. Today, I’m talking to a group of Harvard mid-career students from all over the world about the same subject. Each time I talk I spend some time making sure I understand their particular issues in the […]
In his NY Times Bestseller, Delivering Happiness, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh advises public speakers to “wing it.” I am driven to take up the cudgels and protect people from that spectacularly bad advice. What’s Hsieh’s story? As CEO of the phenomenally successful Internet-based shoe company, Hseih received more and more invitations to speak as the […]
If you’re a professional speaker, you need a video showcasing your talents; it’s an essential part of your marketing. You want that video to show you delivering a fantastic talk in front of an engaged, appreciative audience. What are the ins and outs of creating such a video? I recently had the opportunity to interview […]
For my blog today, I'm connecting to a podcast I did with Connie Dieken on her Influential Leaders blog. Connie is super smart and does her homework and we had a great conversation about leadership and why leaders today need authenticity above any other quality. The link will take you to Connie's blog, and links […]
For my blog today, I'm pointing to a new ebook on Amazon and iTunes that I've just written and published thanks to New Word City: 5 leadership lessons from The King's Speech. I was inspired by the vivid portrayal of the relationship between the King and his coach to recall relationships with my 'coachees' and […]
Communications expert Connie Dieken interviews Nick Morgan. In this 30-minute podcast they discuss many subjects including how the latest brain research could transform the way you think about communicating and why adrenaline makes you robotic and monotonous. Website | Download podcast
Here's the beginning of a speech I gave last year on the new brain research. The opening story will be familiar to regular readers of this blog, but the talk on insights into communication should be worthwhile. Enjoy! The excerpt lasts about 10 minutes.
Do you have an important presentation to give and not much time to prepare it? Here’s Nick Morgan’s quick 5-step process to creating a great presentation. Nick talks you through a series of simple steps that will get you from blank screen to polished presentation in no time.
Here's a brief video excerpt from a speech I gave last year about how to connect with an audience by using the physical space between speaker and audience. Enjoy!