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Public Speaking

Get Specific With Your Ask

If you want people to help you, they need to know exactly what you want. Follow Sally Schmidt's advice on being more specific to help your contacts help you.

Sally J. Schmidt - October 29, 2019

Public Speaking Tips to Empower Your Next Presentation

Infographic | Ari Kaplan shares public speaking tips to help increase your comfort level, communicate more effectively and connect with your listeners.

Ari Kaplan - July 26, 2019
Nothing But the Ruth by Ruth Carter

Be a More Effective Speaker

Want your talks to be well-received? Be yourself, field as many questions as you can — and have fun.

Ruth Carter - June 12, 2019

Read the Room to Rule Your Presentation

Crossed arms, doodling and other body language might mean you've lost your audience — or that you're doing great.

Bull Garlington - May 2, 2019

Five Fresh Marketing Ideas for 2019

Marketing ideas can get overused and stagnate. Try these five proven, unusual techniques to keep your marketing fresh.

Karin Conroy - December 14, 2018

Prepare Your Content for Conference Season

Here’s how a conference can be a source of new topic ideas and a way to maximize your investment in speaking or attending.

Susan Kostal - October 1, 2018
thought leadership man with megaphone

Thought Leadership Marketing for Lawyers

Your competitors are shouting “I’m an expert” across the web. Here's how successful thought leaders stand out amid the noise.

Jay Harrington - September 18, 2018
conference

Hey, You! Stop Sitting in the Back at Presentations

The next time you walk into a seminar and decide where to sit, consider sending the message that you’re attentive, respectful and came to learn a thing or two.

Stephanie R. Hanna - September 13, 2018
tennis ball and public speaking

Watch the Seams: Speaking Lessons from Tennis Stars

Do you get nervous before speaking in front of people? Even worse, do you have trouble letting go of your performance once it's over? For lawyers especially, it can be hard to shut off your mind. So it’s useful to think about another context ...

Chris Graham - June 7, 2018
emotions and communications

Your Emotions Rule How Effectively You Communicate

Our emotions are dynamic, changing all the time, and these changes are amplified by pressure and stress at work. Ignoring how we feel isn’t reliable or sustainable — or effective, given the tendency for our emotions to “leak” into conversations ...

Chris Graham - April 10, 2018