Five Common Communication Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)

Learn how to be more effective at your next meeting or presentation.

Hit the Mark: Make Complex Ideas Understandable

6 ways to communicate challenging concepts to an audience.

Be Better at Spontaneous Speaking

Use these tools to help you think fast and talk smart.

Matt Abrahams

When it comes to communicating, we tend to fall victim to two tendencies: We suffer from the “curse of knowledge,” and we explain things in ways that work best for us, not our audience.

What the Pros Know About Public Speaking

Can anxiety be good for you? How do I start and end my talk? Graduate School of Business Lecturer Matt Abrahams shares what he knows about crafting meaningful presentations that make lasting impressions.

One Communication Tool You Should Add to Your Toolkit

Want to provide better feedback, introduce people, or master small talk? Try this technique.

Matt Abrahams

Your job as a presenter is to engage your audience, to pull them forward in their seats. Unfortunately, audiences can be easily distracted, and they habituate quickly. To counter these natural tendencies, you must diversify your material to keep people’s attention, with variation in your voice, variation in your evidence, and variation in your visuals.

A Big Data Approach to Public Speaking

Key takeaways from analyzing 100,000 presentations.

Workshop: Compelling and Confident Communication

Communication is critical to success in business and life! Concerned about an upcoming interview? Anxious when asked to provide your thoughts during a meeting? Fearful of giving a presentation? Then, you are not alone. Many of us are uneasy about speaking in public. Matt Abrahams delivers a workshop designed to provide you with several practical techniques you can use to communicate more confidently.