COMMUNICATION TIPS

David Hogg, author

David Hogg has been in the news since that fateful day in February when 14 students and 3 staff members were killed at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. In the aftermath, he and his classmates have made a name for themselves by championing gun control. You’ve seen them in interviews on major news […]

NoKo: How NOT to do a photo op

All eyes are on the summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un as they decide North Korea’s nuclear future. Every step they take and move they make will be analyzed, and the opportunity for Kim Jong-un to use this meeting and its optics as propaganda is very real. Though most of us won’t ever […]

Religious Liberty, Presidential Pardons, and #MeToo

So much has happened, and it’s only Tuesday. Given the busy, busy news cycle, we thought we’d highlight the teachable moments from yesterday’s top stories: #1 — U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of Masterpiece Cakeshop This story has been making headlines for a while, so Jack Phillips and Masterpiece Cakeshop are now household names. […]

TED TALKS: Hand Gestures

So far in our TED Talk series, we’ve talked stage presence and visual aids. But there’s one more very important element you should consider – hand gestures. It seems we never think about our hands and how we move them, until we’re on stage with an audience to entertain. What you do with your hands […]

TED TALKS: Visual Aids

Visual aids are great, until they’re not. Use them correctly, and your message is impactful and easy to understand; use them incorrectly, and no one will remember what you said. Here are three things to keep in mind as you prepare for your TED Talk: #1 — Visual aids are meant to be…visual. The biggest […]