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How to Introduce a Speaker (With Examples)
Getting ready to introduce a speaker? Here's a few tips, strategies, and examples to help you master the art of speaker introductions.
How to Choose the Right Keynote Speaker for Your Event
Discover how the right keynote speaker can transform your event. Here's how to choose a keynote speaker that will take your event from good to great.
10 Famous Motivational Speeches You Need to Hear
While you can find hundreds of inspirational talks on the internet, we think there's something really special about these ten talks.
How to Nail Business Casual Dress for Every Occasion
Master business casual dress with our guide on essentials, wardrobe building, and integrating trends for a polished, professional look.
What is Logos? Understanding the Power of Logic
Level up your communication by mastering the art of logos. Learn what it is and how it shapes compelling arguments in business, writing, and beyond.
What is Pathos? Mastering the Art of Emotional Appeals
If you want to be an effective speaker, you have to master the art of making an emotional appeal. Here's how you can use pathos to do just that.
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3 Tips to Develop Resiliency and a Growth Mindset with Katherine Johnson
Did you know that our neural pathways are more heavily developed to go negative and to look for problems? So, how do we overcome that?
3 Tips to Building a Speaking Career You Love with Ryan Campbell
What if the thing we thought was selfish was actually essential? 
3 Tips for Building A Speaking Business if You're Busy From Shailesh Ghimire
"We all have the same 24 hours in a day. It’s about choosing how you spend them."
3 Tips for Building a Career You Love From Bruce Van Horn
Bruce Van Horn has a wild story, but after letting both passion and enthusiasm lead the way through different seasons, he believes our stories have the potential to take us to unknown places if we let the
3 Tips to Help You Find Your Niche with Katie Campbell
Whether it’s a desire to be more flexible or an inability to find a specific focus, defining your niche can be hard.
3 Tips to Help Level Up Your Speaking Career with Mike Montague
“There’s no way to magically be a good performer. You have to be a bad one first.”
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