Dr. Nick Morgan
Founder and CEO
Dr. Nick Morgan is one of America’s top communication theorists and coaches. He helps people find clarity in their thinking and ideas – and to deliver them with panache.
Dr. Nick Morgan is one of America’s top communication theorists and coaches. A passionate teacher, he is committed to helping people find clarity in their thinking and ideas – and then delivering them with panache. He has been commissioned by Fortune 50 companies to write for many CEOs and presidents. He has coached people to give Congressional testimony, to appear on the Today Show, and to deliver an unforgettable TED talk. He has worked widely with political and educational leaders. And he has himself spoken, led conferences, and moderated panels at venues around the world.
Nick’s methods, which are well-known for challenging conventional thinking, have been published worldwide. His acclaimed book on public speaking, Working the Room: How to Move People to Action through Audience-Centered Speaking, was published by Harvard in 2003 and reprinted in paperback in 2005 as Give Your Speech, Change the World: How to Move Your Audience to Action. His book on authentic communications, Trust Me, was published by Jossey-Bass in January 2009. His new book on communications and brain science, Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact, was just published by Harvard in May 2014.
Nick served as editor of the Harvard Management Communication Letter from 1998 – 2003. He has written hundreds of articles for local and national publications, and appears frequently on radio and TV. Nick is a former Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
After earning his PhD. in literature and rhetoric, Nick spent a number of years teaching Shakespeare and Public Speaking at the University of Virginia, Lehigh University, and Princeton University. He first started writing speeches for Virginia Governor Charles S. Robb and went on to found his own communications consulting organization, Public Words, in 1997.
Nick attributes his success to his honest and direct approach that challenges even the most confident orators to rethink how they communicate.
Digital Communications Consultant
Emma Wyatt is a Digital Communications Consultant and Personal Branding Specialist. She helps clients develop their digital marketing strategy, craft a visual identity and build a powerful online community.
Emma has mastered the intricacies of social media in order to let clients in on the secrets of creating buzz, awareness, and commentary about their ideas and their business. She works with both individuals and companies to research potential clients and speaking opportunities. She develops ideas for innovative marketing campaigns – and matches that with the discipline for project management and campaign execution. From getting you up and running on Twitter and LinkedIn to a full-blown business development program Emma will help you build, grow and influence the community that matters to your business.
Writer and Editor
Sarah Morgan is a writer and editor. She helps clients craft persuasive speeches and compelling books in order to share their ideas with the world.
Sarah combines a reporter’s instincts and a storyteller’s skills in researching, writing, and editing great copy. Her work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune,the New York Press, the Village Voice, and the Wall Street Journal. She has toiled as a nonprofit fundraiser, helped to run a presidential door-to-door canvassing operation, and covered personal finance for SmartMoney.com. She has a B.A. in English from Vassar College and an M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University. She lives in New York City.