Do First Impressions Count When You Are Speaking?

I’m not sure if this falls into the “good news” or “bad news” category, but it turns out that your audience may have already made up their mind about listening to what you have to say even before you open your mouth to speak. Do I have your attention now? What The Researchers Have Discovered … Read moreDo First Impressions Count When You Are Speaking?

This Speech Will Be Delivered In (Good) English

I’ve always spoken English. I never really spent a lot of time thinking about what it took to speak “good English” because it’s my native tongue. However, when I started working with speakers for whom English was not their first language, I quickly came to understand just how hard it is to give a good … Read moreThis Speech Will Be Delivered In (Good) English

Technical Talks: Is There Any Way To Make This Stuff Interesting?

I don’t know about you, but more and more I’ve been finding myself being asked to deliver speeches that have technical information in them. I’ve got a great deal of self confidence; however, having had to sit through more than my share of boring technical presentations this is the one type of speech that scares … Read moreTechnical Talks: Is There Any Way To Make This Stuff Interesting?

Never Be Lonely Again: How To Include Your Audience In Your Speech

Why Does Giving A Speech Have To Be So Lonely? Let’s face it – anyone can give a speech. However, not anyone can give a good speech. It sure seems as though if you’re going to go to all of the effort of preparing and delivering a speech, you sure would like to do a … Read moreNever Be Lonely Again: How To Include Your Audience In Your Speech