This Week in Insights: Week of September 21

ON THE COMMUNICATION SKILLS BLOG: Tamsen Webster shares the best trick for natural delivery: marking up your script. FROM OUR TWITTER AND LINKEDIN FEEDS America’s top fears: Public speaking, heights and bugs The Persuasive Power of Repeated Falsehoods [Use only for good!] The Smartest Ways to Network at a Party Here’s What the White House’s…

This Week in Insights: Week of September 14

ON THE COMMUNICATION SKILLS BLOG: Tim Pollard gives us his favorite Einstein (and Einstein-esque) quotes, and how to use them in your presentations. FROM OUR TWITTER AND LINKEDIN FEEDS If you find teleprompters useful (and not a path to woodenness…) check out this new voice-based teleprompter app 7 presentation tips from the 2015 world champion…

This Week in Insights: Week of September 7

ON THE COMMUNICATION SKILLS BLOG: Eli Murphy deconstructs Nilofer Merchant’s TED Talk, “Got a Meeting? Take a Walk,” and talks about the power of a problem-based opening statement. FROM OUR TWITTER AND LINKEDIN FEEDS What’s one simple technique to make your talks better? The Epiphora. The mysterious origins of punctuation. 13 stats that should terrify…

This Week in Insights: Week of August 31

ON THE COMMUNICATION SKILLS BLOG: Tim Pollard talks about the danger of “insider language” in your presentations and sales messages. FROM OUR TWITTER AND LINKEDIN FEEDS 10 popular grammar myths debunked by a Harvard linguist Do you have aphantasia? Some in your audience might… Many psychology findings not as strong as claimed, study says Another week,…