Communication Skills From The Master: Edward Tufte

If you don’t know who Edward Tufte is, then you really should. He is a Professor Emeritus at Yale University and his specialty is teaching people how to present data using information graphics. He is truly an expert on the best way to present complex information. A long time I was scanning the web when … Read moreCommunication Skills From The Master: Edward Tufte

Persuasive Speech Time: How To Deal With Unspeakable Subjects

In the world of information technology, we actually have it pretty good. We don’t work around spinning industrial machinery nor do we operate fork-lifts or work out in the hot sun. More or less everyone remains fairly healthy and we generally don’t get injured on the job. That being said, we do live in the … Read morePersuasive Speech Time: How To Deal With Unspeakable Subjects

Quick Hit: Top 10 Tips To Remember When Writing A Speech

You might think that you have the most amazing information to share with your audience; however, if you don’t structure your speech correctly, your message will never “stick” with them. As we’ve already talked about, you need to have a strong opening and closing in order to get your message across. Here’s 10 tips to … Read moreQuick Hit: Top 10 Tips To Remember When Writing A Speech

How To Get Your Message To Stick w/ Everyone!

How many times has this happened: you’ve got an important message to get across, you work hard to put together the best presentation that you can, you practice-practice-practice, and then when you finally deliver your piece de resistance you can clearly see that some folks in the audience are getting it while others have tuned … Read moreHow To Get Your Message To Stick w/ Everyone!

Learning How To Present Better From Others

Although giving presentations is only one way that we communicate, we sure seem to do a lot of them. We’ve talked about how to create great presentations that work. Additionally, there are many talented folks out there who have spent a lot of time thinking about how your slides should look so that your presentation … Read moreLearning How To Present Better From Others

I Hear Your Body Talking…

So you’ve been given the chance to talk to the big people. Or maybe to important customers. Or maybe just to a group of new hires, it doesn’t really matter — you can blow any of these opportunities if you aren’t aware of what your body is saying. In fact, in certain circumstances, if you … Read moreI Hear Your Body Talking…