4 Things That You Should Never Talk About

The next time that you are given an opportunity to create and deliver a speech, do me a favor and stop, put your pencil done before you start to write. I can just imagine what’s running through your mind: the magic words that will come spilling out of your mouth and will entertain and entrance … Read more4 Things That You Should Never Talk About

That Can’t Be My Voice, Can It?

Have you ever had the misfortune to hear yourself talking? Can you remember what your facial expression was as you heard your voice come out of the recording device – pain, anguish, disbelief? Almost universally we all dislike the way our voices sound and we just can’t imagine that an audience would be willing to … Read moreThat Can’t Be My Voice, Can It?

Getting What You Want: How To Inspire Your Audience

What is the purpose of having you create a speech, practice it until you have got it “just right”, and then go through the mental and physical challenge of actually delivering the speech? Hmm, perhaps our purpose for going through all of this effort should always be the same –we want to change the world. … Read moreGetting What You Want: How To Inspire Your Audience

Put Your Hands In The Air And Wave Them Like You Don’t Care…

If you’ve ever gotten any training on how to give a speech, the instructor probably told you that if used correctly, hand gestures can be a powerful tool. However, as with all such things in life, do you think that it’s possible to use this tool just a bit too much? Where should a speaker … Read morePut Your Hands In The Air And Wave Them Like You Don’t Care…

What Could Chris Matthews Teach You About Speaking In Public?

If you’ve ever wished that there was a formula for giving the perfect speech, are you in luck! Chris Matthews is the host of a couple of TV shows including Hardball with Chris Matthews. He gets paid handsomely for the work that he does now, but he got his start as a humble political speechwriter. … Read moreWhat Could Chris Matthews Teach You About Speaking In Public?