Speaking & Presentation Skills
"10 Tips for Public Speaking: Overcome Public Speaking Anxiety" by a great freelancer, Jack Milgram
Better Public Speaking the Strategies section has links to great tools!
Communication tips free from Dan O'Connor of OnlineCommunicationTraining.com
Diction for Public Speaking your delivery does make a difference! Read these quick tips
Dos and Don'ts tips from an SFSU speech coach
"How Good are Your Presentation Skills?" take this quiz from Mind Tools
Essential Presentation Skills three things you must know
"How to Improve Your Presentation Skills" an Inc. Magazine article
How to Speak so That People Want to Listen Julian Treasure TED Talk
Maintaining A Healthy Voice a ten minute free podcast from Dr. Ann Utterback
Oral Presentation Skills a pdf from North Carolina State University
Presentation Skills suggestions from Business Balls
Presentation Skills an in-depth guidebook and infographic by Natalie Atterbury.
Speak Up MIT public speaking tips
Speech and Outline Checklist from the Public Speaking Project
Your Voice Tone can make all the difference in the world
Small Talk Hacks 28 minute video to improve your social skills
Assertiveness from Mind Tools
Why is Assertiveness Important? UC San Diego
Decoding Generational Differences 21 minutes podcast
How to handle difficult people my notes from Dan O'Connor's free video
How to Remember People's Names courtesy of Forbes
7-Second Eye Contact any longer is considered aggressive
"Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are" Amy Cuddy, TED Talk, 21 minutes
Body Language and Microexpressions Predict Success TED Talk, 14 minutes
Palm of Your Hands TED Talk, 14 minutes
Read the book Difficult Conversations by Stone, Patton, and Heen. It covers both work and personal relationships. Prepare to be changed!
Crisis Communication a MOOC covering intervention, grief, burnout, suicide, dysfunction, PTSD, hostages, gangs, and chemical dependency
Disagree in a Positive Way Matthew May
Open & Honest Conflict Ed Callahan
Facilitating Tough Conversations promoting respectful dialogue between strong proponents of opposing views
Levels of Listening scroll half way down the page to the large listening portion. P.S. I thought "active listening" would be the highest level of listening, but there's two more beyond that! (groan) I've got so much work to do!
Becoming a Powerful Business Presenter two hour self-paced course
A Memorable Presentation using PowerPoint, two hour self-paced course
Intro. to Public Speaking a Coursera.org course, sign up for email notification for when this course runs again. University of Washington
PowerPoint Fundamentals one hour self-paced course
Talk the Talk a FutureLearn free course on how to give a great presentation
British Pathe historical speeches posted to YouTube
Broadcast Voice Handbook: how to polish your on-air delivery by Dr. Ann Utterback, 5th Ed., 2010 This book is for anyone who uses their voice professionally.
Difficult Conversations: how to discuss what matters most by Stone, Patton, and Heen, 2010
Don't Just Talk, Be Heard! by David Levin
How to Talk to Anyone about Anything by Jill Spiegel
How to Win Friends and Influence People download a free pdf of Dale Carnegie's book.
Moving Mountains: or the art and craft of letting others see things your way by Henry M. Boettinger
Public Speaking, finding your voice Pearson Publishing, 2011
Public Speaking: the virtual text this EXCELLENT, free, eye-pleasing book is online! Creative Commons Licensing, 2013