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What I Learned on My Summer Vacation: How to Present with Power & Presence

Posted on September 10, 2014 by Sue Parente

Topics: Thought Leadership, Speaking Programs

In August, I was invited by the incredibly kind and talented people at the TAI Group in New York to attend their two-day workshop on Presenting with Power & Presence.

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

Posted on July 11, 2014 by Kathy Wilson

Topics: Thought Leadership, Speaking Programs, Media and Presentation Training

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, ...

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

Posted on April 11, 2014 by Sue Parente

Topics: Content, Speaking Programs

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 ...

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