Does a British Accent Make You a Better Speaker? A Lesson From 'Friends'

If you're a fan of Friends like we are, you might remember that time when Ross…


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Confessions of a Public Speaking Trainer: 'See Yourself Through the Eyes of Others'

‘Why are they better than me?’ Throughout my life, this has been a troubling…


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What Melissa McCarthy Can Teach Us About Our Irrational Fear of Public Speaking

You’re standing in front of a room of people about to give a presentation. You…


Trick Your Brain Into Giving Better Presentations With One Simple Exercise

Have you ever shopped for a specific model of car and then suddenly, on the…


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Why Teaching Teens Face-To-Face Communication Skills Is More Important Than Ever

I'm the parent of two teenage boys and, for those of you who may not have…


How To Communicate Effectively While Navigating Airport Security

Remember the movie Up in the Air with George Clooney? Clooney plays Ryan…


Trick Or Treat: An Unlikely Lesson In Communication

Every year as the days get shorter, the mornings get crisper, and the leaves…


How To Build Healthy Relationships From The Boardroom To The Bedroom

When I began practicing my own communication skills, I never realized that the…


The Magic Of Communication: An Enchanting Lesson From Harry Potter

I love Harry Potter. There, I said it. Yes, I am above the age of 13 and I…


The Unspoken Truth Behind SNL’s Cultural Satire

Saturday Night Live has been a cultural reference point since its debut in…