THE ART AND BUSINESS OF SPEAKING

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Allison Shapira

How to Get Rid of Um’s and Ahs

One of the biggest (and tiniest) barriers to our credibility as speakers is our use of filler words: um, ah, you know, like, right? And the ... »

8 Common Public Speaking Fears — and How to Squash Them

8 Common Public Speaking Fears — and How to Squash Them

If you suffer from glossophobia, or the fear of public speaking, we hate to break it you: you’re not unique. According to the Washington Pos... »

6 Tips From Richard Branson on Overcoming Pre-Speech Jitters

6 Tips From Richard Branson on Overcoming Pre-Speech Jitters

Want to know a secret? Even billionaires get stage fright. Just ask Sir Richard Branson, entrepreneur extraordinaire. Branson’s dislike of p... »

Celebrity Speakers Series

Celebrity Speakers Series

Celebrity isn’t a vain pursuit. And it isn’t always about fame. It’s about name recognition–recognition that can lead to easier, bette... »