Only Great Ideas Should Go Into Your Next Speech

When you sit down to prepare your next speech, do you know what the most important thing that you are going to need is? It turns out that it’s not a clean sheet of paper, nor a sharp pencil. Nor is it a quiet place to work although all of these things are important, they … Read moreOnly Great Ideas Should Go Into Your Next Speech

Digging For Laughs: Sources Of Humor For Public Speakers

How was your last speech received by your audience? If you talked with them an hour, a day, or even a week after you gave the speech no matter how good their listening skills were, do you think that they would remember what you had said? If the answer is no, then you’ve got some … Read moreDigging For Laughs: Sources Of Humor For Public Speakers

2 Tips For Making Any Audience Laugh

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to make your next audience laugh. Good luck! We all know that humor is a powerful tool in the hands of a speaker; however, we all also know that on top of all of the other presentation tips that you are trying to get right, it’s … Read more2 Tips For Making Any Audience Laugh

Hey Speaker, Do You Really Want Your Body To Be Saying That?

I’m sure that you’ve heard this before, but your audience is sizing you up once they lay eyes on you. Sure, we hope that they have good listening skills, but this may not matter. You’ve got somewhere in the neighborhood of about 30 seconds or so to make a good first impression. It’s not just … Read moreHey Speaker, Do You Really Want Your Body To Be Saying That?

Speakers Know That To Be Understand, You Need To Use Analogies

I don’t know about you, but I can’t tell you how many times I’ve found myself in a situation in which I needed to share some information with my audience that was too big, or too strange for them to be able to grasp it. What’s a speaker to do? I knew that if I … Read moreSpeakers Know That To Be Understand, You Need To Use Analogies