Public Speaking

How to overcome awkward silence in an interview

• <b>Navigating silence during an interview can prove difficult.</b>• <b><br>If you practice ahead of the big day, you'll know how to fill the silence with substance.</b>• <b><br>And if you find yourself rambling, there's no shame in saying, "Let me start over."</b><p>We’ve all been there: You’re in an interview and everything is …

Employment

5 Things to Read and Watch For the Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery. It only took …

Conservative View

The Complete Presentation and Public Speaking Course | Mashable Shop

INTRODUCTION: Course Outline (One Perfect Presentation Can Change Your Life)<p>What this Course Will Teach You (One Speech Can Change Your Life & Many …

How to become a great public speaker for less than $20

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>There’s a reason that people find public …

Business

Apple's Diversity Head Is Out (If You Are a Public Speaker, You'd Better Know Why)

Don't talk in public without a lot of attention to your exact phrasing or face social media's wrath.<p>Apple's first Vice President of Diversity, Denise Young Smith, had been with Apple for 20 years before receiving this promotion six months ago. And now, she's out of a job, replaced by former …

Diversity

Danica Patrick to end racing career at next year's Indy 500

<b>Video by NASCAR.com</b><p>HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- Danica Patrick has known for at least a month that she will end her career next season at the Indianapolis …

Motorsport

Master the art of public speaking with Dundee Speakers Club

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>Sweaty palms? Trembling hands? Stumbling over your words? If you’ve ever experienced these symptoms while delivering a …

Robert Burns

3 Essential Strategies to Help You Master Public Speaking

Take control of your fears and your self-confidence will soar.<p>The dreaded day is drawing nearer. Agreeing to the public speaking event that's looming up on your calendar now seems like the most stupid thing you ever did. It's one of your weak spots, so why on earth did you agree to it?Just thinking …

How to Live-Blog at Events for More Exposure

Want to get in front of an engaged audience?<p>Do you attend live industry events?<p>In this article, you’ll <b>discover how to use live blogging to attract</b> …

Digital Marketing

Rising Rapper Lil Peep Dead at 21

Lil Peep, the New York rapper who mixed guitar-driven emo and rap production on mixtapes that gained millions of plays on SoundCloud, died Wednesday …

Entertainment

Your Next Presentation Could Bomb If You Don't Ask Your Audience This Question

Most people start their business presentations by jumping right into their slides. They’ve got a slide deck prepared, they know what they want to say, and by gosh they’re not going to let anyone or anything distract them from covering each and every slide.<p>Now, that’s not automatically a terrible …

Employment

Taking the pain out of building that slideshow deck

Can technology help improve your corporate presentations? Q&A with Shufflrr CEO James Ontra.<p><i>Video: Now criminals turn to PowerPoint files to spread</i> …

How to Crank Out a Fascinating Idea in 60 Seconds or Less

Nine tips for developing big ideas on a tight deadline.<p>A trickle of sweat rolls down your cheek. Your mind starts freaking out. The adrenaline surges into turbocharge mode. You need an idea, <i>pronto</i>.<p>The pressure to come up with an idea right before a deadline creates a terrible sort of pressure. That …

Video of player punching coach in head during game surfaces

Tennessee State defensive lineman Latrelle Lee was seen punching strength coach TJ Greenstone in the head — twice — during their win over Southeast …

College Football

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Gender should be the least remarkable thing about someone, but transgender people are still too often misunderstood. To help those who are scared to …

TED Talks

Public Speaking: The Culture Of Fear And How To Eradicate It

I distinctly remember, almost three years later to the day, nervously walking on stage in a VIP area of the Royal Festival Hall at the Southbank …

Talks slides are not a presentation deck

This year, I watched a talk called “I’m Judging Your Slides” or something like that. I watch a lot of conference talks. No, more than that. As if it …

Programming

7 public speaking tips from Donald Trump – VICE News

Politics aside, Donald Trump’s ability to hold the attention of an audience — and a nation — is undeniable. It’s a quality that anyone who has done public speaking, be it to a stadium or to a boardroom, would be envious of.<p>To figure out what makes Trump so hard to ignore, VICE News spoke to Dr. …

Donald Trump

Ten Tips For People Who Get Nervous At Job Interviews

Virtually everyone gets nervous at a job interview sometimes.<p>A job interview is an artificial situation. Everything in it is artificial. In real life, we don’t laugh heartily at other people’s lame jokes. We don’t act deferential to strangers in real life, either.<p>In a job interview, you walk into a …

Employment

Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

November marks the anniversary of the Gettysburg Address (November 19, 1863). The document is an extraordinary primary resource to teach about the …

Teaching

Upstate singer on ‘The Voice,’ talks about nerves, Miley Cyrus; moves on to top 12

Upstate singer Ashland Craft talked to WYFF News 4, and shared what’s it been like to be on “The Voice.”

Upstate South Carolina

The Best Bookish TED Talks From 2017

From designing libraries that make kids want to read to talks from some of our most celebrated novelists, like Nnedi Okorafor and Elif Shafak, …

Lifestyle (Canada)

FBI releases Sandy Hook files

Full screen<p>1/18 SLIDES © Autumn Driscoll<p>2/18 SLIDES © Ned Gerard<p>3/18 SLIDES © Brad Horrigan<p>4/18 SLIDES © Eliza Hallabeck, Courtesy<p>5/18 SLIDES © David …

Adam Lanza

How to Make Meaningful Small Talk

Chatting with strangers is an everyday part of being an adult, whether you’re at a networking event, a friend’s birthday party, or your day job. If you’re an extrovert, the new convos might be just what you need. But if you hate the very idea of small talk, it’s important to find ways to manage …

Networking

How To Get Straight To The Point No Matter What You’re Trying To Say

First of all, you need to know what your message is. Then you need to deliver it well. Here’s how to do both in any situation.<p>Speaking off-script and concerned you might about to ramble into a tangent? It’s a common worry. But getting straight to the point and sticking with it all the way through …

How NPR’s Sam Sanders is finding his voice | NPR Training

How NPR's Sam Sanders is finding his voice<p>Alison MacAdam • February 25, 2015<p><i>NPR reporter Sam Sanders wrote this in the midst of a fascinating conversation about the public radio voice, sparked by an essay on Transom by Chenjerai Kumanyika. Is there a typical public radio voice — perhaps a “white”</i> …

How to be the best storyteller in your network

Compelling content has never been more important to successful communicating than it is today.<p>This is because there has never been so much …

Digital Marketing

10 Secrets to Successfully Speaking Like a Pro (Hint: Think Show Business)

It's not as hard as you think if you can reframe your thinking.<p>Every business is show business.<p>Especially when you're on stage, speaking, in front of large audiences.<p>I have given more than 100 talks in the States and overseas in the last two years to promote my book, Design the Life You Love. In …

Startup Spotlight: Public Speaking, Networking, and Affordable Attorneys

If you are in the market for a new job, we might have some companies you want to check out. Each week, TechCo features tech startups that can help …

Startups