public speaking skills

George Plimpton on the Art of Public Speaking and How to Overcome Stage Fright

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by BrainPickings “The best speakers are those who make their words sound spontaneous even if memorized.” The art of giving a great presentation has occupied humanity for as long as recorded history can trace, from the great oratory schools of Ancient Greece to the TED era. In How to Use the Power of the Printed Word (public library) — the same treasure trove that gave us Kurt Vonnegut’s...

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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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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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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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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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Use These 7 Exercises to Become a Public Speaking Pro

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Larry Alton Having a good pitch can either make or break your business–so start honing those skills. Your pitch serves as a gateway between every new person you meet and their contribution to your enterprise. Land the pitch, and you’ll open the door to a bigger conversation that could lead to a new client, a new adviser, or maybe even new funding. Slip up, and you might...

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Presentation is Everything

Ken Blanchard wrote that there’s a “difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results.” The Henderson Group remains committed to helping people improve how they represent themselves, their products, services, and companies. This Summer we’re merging (we’ve been referring to it as “morphing”) with a strategic partner called Speechless. We’ve joined forces in a...

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Prepare and Present Powerful Presentations Webinar Sept. 13, 2016

The Henderson Group is delighted to partner with Patricia Fripp. On Sept. 13th, at 11 AM, 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 is no longer simply a nice skill to have. It can be the difference between business and career life or death. At the Henderson Group we believe few trainers are better...

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Intro workshop to our partner, Speechless

Speechless is excited to invite you to our Introduction to Speechless Workshop this July. A four hour workshop that will introduce you to the work that 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 and by invitation only and we are hoping you will be one! WHEN: Thursday, July 21, 9am-1pm WHERE: 55 Hawthorne St., San...

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