Margaret Heffernan: Dare to disagree

Loved this from TED.com Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes counter-intuitively) how the best partners aren’t echo chambers — and how great research teams, relationships and businesses allow people to deeply disagree. The former CEO of five businesses, Margaret Heffernan explores

Preview: HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations

Available exclusively through HBR.org: Ebook + Video Case Study!  The “HBR Guide to Persuasive Presentations” Ebook is filled with useful tips and examples from communication expert Nancy Duarte, who’ll help you make each presentation a compelling pitch for your ideas. The Guide includes a 20-minute video case study featuring author Nancy Duarte walking you through tips covered