Rosling believed if each of us could follow public health trends and other social and economic developments, we could use that knowledge to support policies that promote human progress.
A savvy sacrifice turns a bad situation on its head.
Who makes the news – the interviewer or the interviewee?
When’s the last time you saw a speaker on stage without any props?
Every well constructed story is built on tension and release, a series of conflicts introduced and then resolved.
Look around you. How many images of powerful women do you see?
by Dana Rubin _____ Look around you. How many images of powerful women do you see? That's probably not enough, according to Iris Bohnet, a behavioral economist at Harvard who has studied the American workplace and found a lack of women leaders to look at. We all know...
by Dana Rubin _____ Interview with Erin Vilardi of VoteRunLead Erin Vilardi is the Founder and Director of VoteRunLead, a national non-partisan organization focused on getting more women into public office. In its first 12 years, VoteRunLead provided training for...
by Dana Rubin _____ Near the beginning of his new book, TED impresario Chris Anderson confesses he’s “not naturally a great speaker.” He’s prone to too many ums and you knows, stumbles and grasps for the right word, and can come across as overly earnest. Nice trick....
by Dana Rubin _____ For a long time, many people assumed that with economic development, urbanization and increasing incomes, economic gender disparities would gradually get smaller and smaller. As women gained more professional opportunities, the equity problem would...
To hear him tell it, when Dave Lieber moved from New York to Texas in 1993, he landed in enemy territory. Everywhere he went, people were alien and hostile…
Every protagonist faces the same choices, says Nancy Duarte, CEO of Silicon Valley-based Duarte Design. She describes the protagonist’s dilemma in her latest book, Illuminate: Ignite Change Through Speeches, Stories, Ceremonies and Symbols….
Turn key concepts in your business presentation into short and snappy slogans that capture the essence of your argument and can go viral.
It’s a bit hard to get a fix on the Steve Jobs we see in the recent documentary “Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine.”
We hear it all the time: If you want to change someone’s mind, show your passion. Own your beliefs. Speak your truth.
TED Talk rock star Amy Cuddy is on a press tour talking about her new book, Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges.
The new movie Suffragette presents a fascinating glimpse of political activist Emmeline Pankhurst.
Jeremey Donovan was the last person you’d expect to become an expert on public speaking.
In the U.K., a new political party is focused on achieving gender equality in business and society – including boosting the income of women to match their male counterparts.
I hear people talk about authenticity all the time. I wonder if it means anything.
Lately the make-up of Silicon Valley’s workforce has come under intense scrutiny.
In his keynote at Pubcon in Las Vegas earlier this week, marketing guru Guy Kawasaki revealed that the key to successful marketing can be found in the online dating world. “Marketing is a Tinder world,” he said. “Not an eHarmony world.”
If you’ve got some free time today, you might swing by the Oklahoma Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Conference – that’s in Duncan, Oklahoma.
The great wordsmith Peggy Noonan recently described in the Wall Street Journal how her early training as a radio reporter taught her how to tell a story.
Interview with Shelley Spector, Founder of The Museum of Public Relations at Baruch College, New York City.
Interview with Erica Orange and Jared Weiner of thefuturehunters.com.
“Public sentiment is everything,” declared Abraham Lincoln in 1858 during his first senatorial debate with Stephen Douglas. “…He who molds public sentiment, goes deeper than he who enacts statues or pronounces decisions.”