by As 2015 draws to a close, I thought I would re-post an entry from earlier this year that Insights at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business just listed as one of their Editor’s picks for 2015. Click here to read … Continue reading
by I am always on the look out for easy-to-implement public speaking anxiety reduction techniques, and I recently came across two that I hope can be of value to you. Conversational Hypnosis Anesthesiologists often calm the nerves of surgical patients … Continue reading
by Believe it or not, my advice appeared in Glamour magazine. Here is the one-page article that gives good public speaking management advice from several sources.
by Please take a listen (or read) of a recent Quick and Dirty podcast that I did with Lisa Marshall who is the author of “Smart Talk.” In this interview, we discuss five effective techniques for managing speaking anxiety. http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/communication/5-ways-to-speak-up-without-a-freakout-an-interview-with-matt-abrahams
by Providing constructive feedback can very challenging. Recipients often get defensive and retreat. This video discusses how to communicate a critical/constructive message in a supportive and inviting manner using the 4 I’s approach (Information, Importance, Invitation, and Implication).
by My experience in listening to thousands of presentations as a communication professor and coach has taught me that having an engaged audience makes all of the difference in the world. Yet, getting your audience involved can be very challenging. … Continue reading
by Enjoy this new podcast where I discuss how confident, compelling presenting can be incredibly beneficial to marketing ideas, businesses, and yourself. http://bit.ly/1OwmVhk
by The starting of school brings opportunities for our kids to deliver classroom presentations. In what follows, please find an article published in Bay Area Parent that discusses how parents can help their children deliver better talks. http://bap-siliconvalley.digitalparenthood.com/Vizion5/viewer.aspx?issueID=85&pageID=24
by Giving yourself one more thing to do can certainly make you more nervous. Nowhere is this more evident then when you start using a microphone for the first time. The microphone makes many nervous and novice speakers super sensitive … Continue reading
by Please enjoy this recent webinar I did on how to make your presentations memorable…that is how you can be sure to remember what you want to say and how you can also ensure you audience remembers your content. https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/991250782866738945