The 2 Most Important Things That A Public Speaker Needs To Do When The Curtain Goes Up

One of the questions that public speakers have been debating since the beginning of time is “what is the most important part of a speech?” There are really only three possibilities: the beginning, the middle, or the end. I’m here to solve this question once and for all: it’s the beginning and I’m going to … Read moreThe 2 Most Important Things That A Public Speaker Needs To Do When The Curtain Goes Up

Why Public Speakers Should Always Use Notes

Do you use notes when you give a speech? As public speakers, we are always told by the “gurus” and self-help guides out there that we need to break ourselves of the habit of using notes. When we see highly polished public speakers deliver the speech that they’ve given a hundred times, we notice that … Read moreWhy Public Speakers Should Always Use Notes

Difficult Speeches: Talking After The Layoff Has Happened

A bad global economy means one thing for workers: loss of jobs. Just about every company has gone through this painful experience as firms have struggled to find ways to stay afloat during the most recent global recession. Into this environment, public speakers can find themselves asked to give a speech to a dispirited audience. … Read moreDifficult Speeches: Talking After The Layoff Has Happened

How Moses Can Help Speakers Wrap Things Up Successfully

The voice of authority is one that any audience will respond to. However, all too often you and I just don’t represent enough of an authority figure to command that level of respect from an audience that didn’t know us before we started to speak to them. If we want to wrap up our speech … Read moreHow Moses Can Help Speakers Wrap Things Up Successfully