Good Speakers Need To Know How To Give Good Apologies

So when was the last time that you did something that you had to apologize to somebody for doing it? If you are like most of us, it’s probably been awhile – we don’t really like to go to the effort of doing the whole formal apology thing very much. However, as public speakers, if … Read moreGood Speakers Need To Know How To Give Good Apologies

It Turns Out That Tonality Is What Really Matters

No matter how happy (or scared) you might be when you are asked to give a speech to an audience, you are looking at a lot of work to get ready from the moment that you say “yes” to the moment when you take the stage. Since you are going to have to go to … Read moreIt Turns Out That Tonality Is What Really Matters

How To Create Humor That Will Work For Your Next Audience

I’m pretty sure that we’ve all heard the old phrase “laughter is the best medicine”. What this means for us as speakers is that because of the importance of public speaking during our next speech we’d like to be able to get our audience to laugh with us one or more times. Although this may … Read moreHow To Create Humor That Will Work For Your Next Audience

How To Add More Humor To Your Next Speech

In a speaker’s bag of tricks, humor is one of the most powerful tools that any of us have to maximize the importance of public speaking. However, despite being powerful to use, humor is notoriously difficult to use correctly. It can be all too easy to come up with something that we think is outrageously … Read moreHow To Add More Humor To Your Next Speech