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    Spotlight On: Taking Thought Leadership to a New Stage

    Anyone who’s seen a TED Talk can speak to the impact of a well delivered address. Who doesn’t dream of delivering that perfect, quotable, YouTube record-setting talk that positions you leading the charge into the future? While most will never have the opportunity to stand in front of those big red block letters, speaking opportunities are a key read more >

    Pick Me! How to Secure a Speaking Spot at SXSW Interactive

    Image Credit: SXSW PanelPicker; http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ According to SXSW, there were more than 3,000 speaking proposals submitted for the 600+ Interactive sessions that took place at the March 2015 conference. How do you make your brand stand out in such a noisy, competitive environment? Read on to learn more about the unique SXSW read more >

    Cracking the TED Code: Takeaways from “Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World’s Top Minds”

    What do filmmaker J.J. Abrams, architect Frank Gehry, musician Bono, food writer Mark Bittman, diplomat Madeline Albright, and actress Jane Fonda all have in common? Apart from being household names and among the best at their chosen professions, they've each shared their stories at TED, the annual conference launched in 1984 as a place where read more >

    Turning Presentation into Conversation: TAI’s Sandra Carey Shares the Secret to Great Public Speaking

    Have you had that dream? The one where you're on stage, about to give an important speech and you suddenly realize you've forgotten the entire English language? Stage fright is the stuff of nightmares for many folks, but with practice and the right direction, it's a phobia that can be overcome. read more >

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