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Nick Morgan Ph.D.


Nick Morgan, Ph.D., is president of Public Words Inc., a communications consulting company, and the author of books including Can You Hear Me?: How to Connect with People in a Virtual World.

Nick Morgan, Ph.D., is a communication speaker, theorist and coach. A passionate teacher, he is committed to helping people find clarity in their thinking and ideas – and then deliver them with panache. He has been commissioned by Fortune 50 companies to write for many CEOs and presidents. He has coached people to give Congressional testimony, to appear in the media, and to deliver TED talks. He has worked widely with political and educational leaders and has himself spoken, led conferences, and moderated panels at venues around the world. During the last election cycle, he provided expert commentary on the presidential debates for CNN.

Morgan’s books include Give Your Speech, Change the World, published by Harvard in 2005; Power Cues: The Subtle Science of Leading Groups, Persuading Others, and Maximizing Your Personal Impact, published by Harvard in 2014; and Can You Hear Me?, on the perils of virtual communication, published by Harvard in 2018. He is a former Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and served as editor of the Harvard Management Communication Letter from 1998-2003.

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