Bart Egnal

Bart Egnal

Bart Egnal is an executive coach and a Toronto-based president and CEO of The Humphrey Group, which teaches people to communicate as inspiring leaders and express ideas that move others to action. The company has offices in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Mexico City, and serves clients around the world.

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The 3 Words Leaders Must Learn to Say

The rules of management are changing, and knowing when and how to use this phrase is crucial

The One Skill You Must Develop

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How you can use executive presence to win over any room

The 7 Deadly Sins of Presentations

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Too many leaders rely on boring and ineffective PowerPoint decks. Here’s what they’re doing wrong—and how to fix it

5 Ways to Master Media Relations


Most leaders hate dealing with the press, and it shows. A more open and honest approach can make a huge difference

The Good Way to Deliver Bad News

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No one likes sharing information that will negatively affect those hearing it. Here are 4 ways that leaders do it effectively

The Smart Leader’s Guide to Networking


Here’s how to make the connections you need—even when you’d rather be at home on the couch

The 4 Unwritten Rules of Business Communication

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Getting nowhere with investors, employees or even your board? Learn why your message may be missing the mark

5 Expressions You Must Stop Using

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Jargon in the workplace undermines leaders and fails to motivate audiences. Don't get caught using one of these vague or meaningless words and phrases

Your Q&A Cheat Sheet: Avoid Traps and Don’t Spin!

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Evading the 5 common traps that business leaders fall into when investors, customers or employees put them on the spot

Acting Lessons for CEOs


6 things actors do that can help you make more convincing presentations and become a more authoritative leader

PowerPoint That Works—No, Really!


How to get your audience to do what you want—instead of putting them to sleep

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