Public Speaking Practice? We Don’t Need No Stinking Practice…

So what makes a speech a really good speech? Is it that you are “on fire” when you deliver it? Does your audience need to be “in the mood” to hear what you are going to tell them? Or is the magic of the words that you’ve put together that will allow you to connect … Read morePublic Speaking Practice? We Don’t Need No Stinking Practice…

Bad Business News: A Speech That Speakers Need To Be Able To Give

Being asked to give a speech is a great honor. Being asked to give a speech that is going to deliver bad news to part or all of business is not such an honor. However, in order to be a truly good speaker, this is exactly the type of speech that you need to be … Read moreBad Business News: A Speech That Speakers Need To Be Able To Give

Tough Tasks: How To Present To Children

Getting up in front of an audience to give a speech can be a nerve racking experience. If most of the members of that audience are under the age of 10, it can be downright terrifying. There’s no reason to fear the younger set, you just need to adjust both your speech and how you … Read moreTough Tasks: How To Present To Children

Real Life Speaking Lessons: Learning From A Keynote

We can talk about how to give better speeches until we’re blue in the face, but in the end it’s what we see that will really change how we give speeches. With that thought in mind I’d like to share with you a critique of a keynote speech that I had a chance to see … Read moreReal Life Speaking Lessons: Learning From A Keynote