Ed Dempsey

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Tiny houses in 2016: more tricked-out and eco-friendly

Possibilities are endless even in a tiny house<p>Another year in our housing-crunched yet sustainability-minded world means another year of folks exploring down-sized lifestyles in tiny homes. Used for everything from housing the homeless to short-term rentals to, yes, full-time residences, these …

Off-grid

Kids turn violent as parents battle ‘digital heroin’ addiction

<i>On August 28, The Post published a piece by Dr. Nicholas Kardaras,“The Frightening Effects of Digital Heroin,” that was based on his book “Glow</i> …

Marin County

Rehearse on a sheet of newspaper: An acting coach critiques my SMACC keynote and tells me how I can do better

<i>I thought there was nothing more excruciating than listening to myself in audiocasts, but then I was video-recorded at SMACCDub, and discovered that</i> …

Improve Your Public Speaking Skills With These Simple Tips

I do a lot of public speaking, and there’s no arguing that I’m pretty good at it. I hit the stage as a 30-something sometime in 2006 and it was …

The head of TED wants to teach you how to overcome your fear of public speaking in his new online class

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Everyone has their own reasons to dislike public speaking. Some people get anxious about the undivided attention while others had one …

Public Speaking Pointer: The ABCs of Presenting

A series of short, insightful tips to help you be a better public speaker and communicator<p>Thou shalt not be Arrogant.<br>• Thou shalt not be Boring.<br>• Thou shalt not be Confusing.<p>Let those of us who seek to sell ourselves, our ideas, and our products or services contemplate these ABCs, lest we be turned …

8 Ways You’re Making People Tune Out When You Speak

You spend up to 80% of your day communicating, so take care not to fall prey to these common missteps.<p>In meetings, emails, conversations, and conference calls, business leaders spend roughly 80% of their time communicating. So, it’s a significant waste of time and resources if that communication …

6 gadgets for lazy tech-obsessed parents

Gadgets aren’t just for grown-ups. At CES this year, there were plenty of items that focused their attention on toddlers and young kids.<p>Given how …

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …