5 Public-Speaking Tips TED Gives Its Speakers

from Forbes.com “Presentation literacy” isn’t an option anymore, according to TED Talks curator Chris Anderson. “It’s a core skill for the 21st century.” Anderson calls presentation and public-speaking skills a “superpower” for those who want to express their ideas. TED talks, which are viewed more than 1 billion times a year, have become the gold standard of public speaking. In his new book, TED Talks, Anderson gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at some of the speakers...

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Lead With Joy: How To Have More Impact While Loving What You Do

Editor’s Note:  This is a guest post by Sabina Nawaz posted at Forbes.com Abelio is the CMO of a US Fortune 500 company. When his sister was diagnosed with a serious illness, Abelio decided to relocate to Colombia to help her. He had the full support of his CEO and his team for the move. But managing an organization, dealing with his peers and customers across international borders and managing his mostly US-based team remotely...

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5 Spots Opened Up – Finding Story Workshop Oct 11, San Francisco

Speechless is excited to invite you to our Finding Story workshop this October 11th, 2016. It will be a four hour session that will introduce you to how Speechless can work for your organizational goals around storytelling. Come experience what one client said “…was honestly the most beneficial speech training workshop I have ever taken and the most fun, by far!” Space is limited to twenty attendees by invitation only. WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 9am-1pm WHERE: 55 Hawthorne St., San Francisco — Make-a-Wish, Suite #800...

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Your Freaked Out Brain Seeks SAFETY

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Denise Green Imagine this. You’re about to start a one-on-one meeting with an employee when you get a text message from your boss saying the Senior Vice President wants to know why you’re over budget on project x. What happens to you physically? What do you do next? Here’s what most of us don’t do. We don’t pause and wonder how urgent this message is and whether...

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Half Day Coaching on Storytelling

Speechless is excited to invite you to our Finding Story workshop this October 11th, 2016. It will be a four hour session that will introduce you to how Speechless can work for your organizational goals around storytelling. Come experience what one client said “…was honestly the most beneficial speech training workshop I have ever taken and the most fun, by far!” Space is limited to twenty attendees by invitation only. WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 11, 9am-1pm WHERE: 55 Hawthorne St., San Francisco — Make-a-Wish, Suite #800...

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The Secret to Happiness (Well, one of them anyways)

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Robert Graham I heard a podcast last week that stopped me in my tracks. It was called “Simply Happy” from the TED Radio Hour. In it, six experts dealt with that most important of questions: What makes us happy? They proposed several powerful ideas, including: Slow down Have less stuff Create positive meaning from things Be grateful But the one that has stuck with me is the...

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24 hours of PowerPoint Improv Comedy, Sept 17-18, San Francisco

Our Speechless marathon starts this Saturday at HERE Collective!  The 24 hour event will be filled with improvised talks from Speechless’ favorite past presenters from the worlds of comedy and corporate America as well as special guests and audience volunteers. Tickets: http://goo.gl/dZ7gim  Questions: Chuck Kuglen 415.292.7587 Speechless Marathon. 24 Hours. 144 Presentations. No Sleep. Speechless, the hit comedy show that pokes fun at PowerPoint, is pulling an all nighter as the grand finale of the San Francisco...

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How to Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations Webinar

24-hour countdown… even if you are not available, register for the replay link. This presentation is offered as a “thank you” for your interest and continued connection with The Henderson Group. The Henderson Group is delighted to partner with Patricia Fripp. On Sept. 13th, at 11 AM (PST), you’re invited to participate in a 45-minute webinar. Chuck Kuglen will introduce Patricia who will speak about How to Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations. Being a powerful, persuasive speaker...

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Stop Conflict At Work Now With The Power Of Story

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Sabina Nawaz Not getting along with a colleague at work? You’re not alone. From petty politics, to underhanded power moves, to shirking teammates, the office environment seems like a Petri dish designed to breed conflict. And conflict comes at a high cost: for employees, that cost is wasted time and unhappiness; for organizations, workplace conflicts cost hundreds of billions of dollars. A study of 5,000 employees in...

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Our Powerful Presentations Webinar with Patricia Fripp

One week countdown… even if you are not available, register for the replay link. This presentation is offered as a “thank you” for your interest and continued connection with The Henderson Group. The Henderson Group is delighted to partner with Patricia Fripp. On Sept. 13th, at 11 AM (PST), you’re invited to participate in a 45-minute webinar. Chuck Kuglen will introduce Patricia who will speak about How to Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations. Being a powerful,...

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