Words That Undermine Your Credibility

“Whatever” is officially the most annoying word or phrase in conversation today, according to a Marist Poll. Other top ranking annoying words include: “like,” “you know,” “just sayin’,” and “obviously”. I would add annoying non-words like “um” and “uh” to this list. These meaningless sounds or words are often uttered to fill a pause or…

10 Presentation Blunders

Giving a presentation and getting it right is difficult. Chris Anderson, curator for TED, advises public speakers to avoid the following errors in their presentations. (I believe number 10 is the worst blunder on the list. How about you?) Take a really long time to explain what your talk is about. Speak slowly and dramatically….