Boo! How Speakers Overcome Their Fear Of Speaking

Considering just how much effort it takes to give a speech, it’s perfectly natural that every speaker should feel at least some level of nervousness. However, when we start to “shut down” because we’re so scared about giving a speech that’s when we start to realize that this whole nervousness thing has gotten out of … Read moreBoo! How Speakers Overcome Their Fear Of Speaking

How Speakers Handle That FEAR Thing…

Remember when your Mom was tucking you into your bed at night and she told you that there was nothing to be afraid of so that you could go to sleep? Well guess what, she was only partially right. It turns out that a whole lot of us havea deep down fearof getting up in … Read moreHow Speakers Handle That FEAR Thing…

Four Ways To Show Your Audience That You Hate Them (Not!)

Giving a great speech is one thing, understanding how to not give a bad speechcan be something completely different. Lots of self-help books, trainers, and blogs (like this one) will show you a 1,000 different ways to become a better speaker, but maybe what you really need is some suggestions on what you should NOT … Read moreFour Ways To Show Your Audience That You Hate Them (Not!)

How To Use PowerPoint To Kill Your Audience (Figuratively)

Hopefully we can all agree that as a speaker, you should never start a speech with intention of killing some or all of your audience– your chances of being asked back go way done if you do. Given this, why are you still using such bad PowerPoint slides? Shooting Bullets At Your Audience First things … Read moreHow To Use PowerPoint To Kill Your Audience (Figuratively)