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Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

GM's Mary Barra: The Most Important Woman In The Auto Industry

Mary Barra got her first taste of what ailed General Motors in 1980, when she was an 18-year-old college student. To help pay tuition she was working at a GM plant in Pontiac, Mich. Her job: inspect the fit of hood and fender panels on Pontiac Grand Prix cars coming off the assembly line. She saw …

Can Your Brain Really Be Retrained?

Yes, say the creators of videogames like Atentiv and CogCubed, which aim to combat the effects of ADD and ADHD. Will parents, patients, and the FDA agree?<p>Pills or pixels?<p>That’s a question being asked more often than ever by those impacted by Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit …

From Bikini To Boardroom: 4 Secrets From Kathy Ireland

Don’t mess with Ireland.<p>Seriously. Behind that pretty face is a woman with strength, tenacity and gritty determination. As Founder and CEO of kathy ireland worldwide, she has risen from the pages of Sports Illustrated where she was an iconic swimsuit model to the visionary behind a $2 billion …

Speak Like A Pro: The Trick To Terrific Talking Is At The Tip Of Your Tongue

Anna Norville, an old friend and colleague, is more refined and eloquent than me (sorry, I mean, “than I”).<p>That’s not a state of affairs that I can tolerate, so I’ve constantly sought ways to improve and leave her in the dust.<p>Yet, every time I’d go to a Starbucks—which is twice on most days and …

Speaking in public: two errors that lead to fear | Seth's Blog

1. You believe that you are being actively judged<p>2. You believe that the subject of the talk is you<p>When you stand up to give a speech, there's a …

Read This Now and You, Too, Can "Talk Like TED"

I was giving a speech at my father’s retirement banquet and I can tell you – I was a nervous wreck. It’s one thing to speak on marketing to an …

How to Cure Stage Fright: The Science Behind Public Speaking

<i>This post was originally published on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Do you want to be a cryptocurrency millionaire?Don't get your hopes up.VISIT HARD FORK<p>Palms sweaty. Heart racing. You know the feeling. Whether it’s five people or 50, public speaking is a gut-wrenching experience for most of us.<p>Before …

10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic)

This story originally appeared on PR Daily<p>We all know that when we give a presentation or speak in front of a group, not only are our words important, but the body language that accompanies them.<p>Your words may give the audience one message while your body sends quite another.<p>As if getting the words …