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Jul 29, 2021

There probably isn’t a speechwriter or speaker alive today who hasn’t heard the advice “Tell a story.” But you want them to do more than listen. You want to tell the kind of story your audience will turn into their story. Crafting that story is the heart Tamsen Webster’s terrific new book, Find Your Red...


Jul 20, 2021

Well over a year into remote presentations as the norm, people are getting pretty good at it... but some mistakes are still cropping up again and again.

Last time, we looked at four of the seven deadly sins of online presentations. This time we tour the final three... and then we'll look at how to flip those sins into...


Jul 20, 2021

Well over a year into remote presentations as the norm, people are getting pretty good at it... but some mistakes are still cropping up again and again.

In this two-episode series, we'll meet the seven deadly sins of online presentations — from not looking at the camera to not knowing your platform. And then we'll...


Jun 25, 2021

Sure, you and I would never take someone else’s writing and pretend it was our own. But not all plagiarism is deliberate. It can be surprisingly easy to steal someone else’s words by accident.

Plagiarism scandals have caught up leaders ranging from presidential candidates to university officials. They’ve...


Jun 4, 2021

So many leadership communications mistakes come down to one thing: not having a clear goal and a roadmap to get there. That’s especially true when it comes to areas where leaders aren’t as familiar with the subject matter.

This episode looks at a high-profile communications failure: an op-ed that blew up in CEO's...