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Harvard Business Review

Find the Right Words to Inspire Your Team

Stop Scripting Your Speeches

How to Elevate Your Presence in a Virtual Meeting

Make the Most of the Job You Already Have

Present Your Data Like a Pro

How to Respond to "So Tell Me About Yourself" in a Job Interview

Eight Ways to Give a Great Presentation, Even if You're Super Anxious About It

How to Decode a Job Description

VIDEO: How to Respond to “So, Tell Me About Yourself” in a Job Interview

INFOGRAPHIC: How to Make an Impression on Video Calls While WFH

Fast Company

Try This Simple Trick To Beat Your Public Speaking Anxiety

These Common Email Mistakes are Ruining Your Credibility

Toastmaster Magazine

Why Training with Mirrors and Video May Waste Your Time

8 Ways to Make Your Voicemail Matter

What a Nice Gesture

Make Your Compliments Count

10 Tips for More Productive Speech Practiced

Need to Make an Impact? Get Loud

Drop Those Crutches

How to Support a Colleague Who's Speaking

25 Ways to Nail Your Workplace Presentation

Good Notes: A Public Speaker’s Best Ally

Get to the Point

The Huffington Post

Taylor Swift’s Testimony: A Lesson In Communication


Seven Public Speaking Considerations You Should Stop Caring About

The 14 Most Important But Least Obvious Public Speaking Mistakes

Six Ways Points Can Make Staff Meetings More Productive

If Your Goal is To Be a “Great Public Speaker,” You’re Missing the Point

Four Ways to Sabotage the End of Your Presentation

Why “Stop Rambling” is Useless Public Speaking Advice

Want to be Clearer? Stop Tying Yourself in “Nots”

Want to Make Your Point? Sell It, Don’t Just Share It

BK Blog

Five Tips for Selling Your Book's Most Powerful Point

Six Ways to Capitalize on Your Next Conference

Are You Truly Selling Your Point?

The Four Enemies of Making Your Point

This Year's Commencement Speakers Made Great Points — And You Can, Too!

If You Think You Know Your Point, Think Again


How to Answer the Question “What’s Your Book About?”(Nonfiction)

How to Answer the Question “So What’s Your Book About”? (Fiction)

Get to the Point

Communicating Effectively Means Recognizing “More is Less”

The Most Useful Tip to Overcome Glossophobia

Nonfiction Author's Association

Knowing and Championing the Most Important Part of Your Book – Its Point

Interview with of Ed Newman of Ennyman's Territory

Communications Pro Joel Schwartzberg Gets to the Point on Public Speaking


Slouching Toward Fatherhood


The New York Post

It's Quitting Time


The New York Daily News

Got a Second?

An Open Letter to Rob Zombie


The New York Times Magazine

The 37-Year-Old Version

New Jersey Monthly

The Mother of All Holidays

What's New?


The Star-Ledger

When Will This Crisis End? It's Just a Matter of Time

I Found One Good Thing in this NJ Transit Summer of Hell

To Divorced Dads, Father's Day Still Means Everything

A 'Boo' for Halloween Brutality

Thanks and Misgivings

The Gift of Giving

Memorial Daze

First Day Jitters for the Kid in Dad

Valentine's Day Disconnect


Chicken Soup for the Soul


My Amazing Mom (2018): Love Engraved

Random Acts of Kindness (2017): Playing Nice 

The Dating Game (2013): Investment Banking 

Thanks, Dad (2010): It Was My Dad 

Divorce and Recovery (2008): The Gift


The Good Men Project Anthology

Birth of a Father

Father's Day

New Jersey Jewish News

The Gift of Giving…or Getting Your Goat


Falls Church News Press

A Night at Darkwood Manor


The Huffington Post

Essays Guidance

Essays on parenting

Articles on workplace issues


The Good Men Project

Essays on modern manhood

My essays on parenting have also been published

in local outlets including:

About Families (PA)

Arizona Parenting Magazine (AZ)

Atlanta Parent Magazine (GA)

Austin Family Magazine (TX)

Baltimore's Child (MD)

Baton Rouge Parents Magazine (LA)

Central Penn Parent (PA)

City Parent (Ontario)

Curious Parents (NJ/PA)

Family-Life Magazine (CA)

Irving Parent (TX)

Kansas City Parent (KS)

Kids Vermont (VT)

MetroFamily Magazine (OK)

Nashville Parent (TN)

New Jersey Family (NJ)

New Jersey Newsroom (NJ)

North State Parent (CA)

Ohio Valley Parent (OH)

Parent Magazine (OH)

Parenting Plus (FL)

Parents' Source (PA)

ParentWise Austin (TX)

Portland Family Magazine (OR)

Piedmont Parent (NC)

Sacramento Parent Magazine (CA)

San Diego FamilyStaten Island Parent (NY)

Stepmom Magazine

Toledo Area Parent News (OH)

The Art of Manliness

The Irreverent Homemaker

The Jewish Advocate (MA)

The Parent Paper (NJ)

The Village Family Magazine (ND)

Western New York Family Magazine (NY)

Windsor Parent Magazine (Ontario)


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