What’s The Best Story That A Public Speaker Can Tell?

Oh, this one’s an easy question to answer: your story. I don’t care if you are giving a speech about the company’s 3rd Quarter profits, or telling an audience about the best way to water-proof a roof, if you work a personal story into your speech it will instantly become a memorable speech. Now with … Read moreWhat’s The Best Story That A Public Speaker Can Tell?

10 Tips For Becoming A Public Speaker Who Can Talk About Money

Money – it’s a love / hate thing. We all would like to have lots of the stuff; however, most people (us included) would probably rather lose a finger than have to sit though yet another incredibly boring presentation about the green stuff. Why is this? It’s actually pretty easy to understand what’s wrong with … Read more10 Tips For Becoming A Public Speaker Who Can Talk About Money

A Public Speaker’s Tips For Writing A Speech

Go to any book store and you’ll find a 6″ long section of books that promise to teach you how to deliver a speech in public better. What’s all to often missing from this avalanche of advice is any real guidance on how to create a speech that will work for your audience. No matter … Read moreA Public Speaker’s Tips For Writing A Speech

How Should I Introduce You Public Speaker?

You know, it’s always the little things that set the real pros apart from the rest of us. When it comes to speaking in public, having a really good introduction for yourself can be the key to getting your speech off to a great start. I must confess that I had forgotten just how powerful … Read moreHow Should I Introduce You Public Speaker?

4 Things A Public Speaker Needs To Know About WebConferencing

So is delivering a presentation over the web easier or harder than delivering it to a live audience? Just to make sure that we’re all on the same page, let’s agree on what webconferencing is (hint: it’s not sending your PowerPoint presentation to someone via email). For our purposes, we can define webconferencing as a … Read more4 Things A Public Speaker Needs To Know About WebConferencing

Welcome To The Pod: Tips On Podcasting For Public Speakers

So speaking in front of a real, live audience is a great way to communicate. However, we don’t always get to control the world that we live in and so sometimes it’s just not possible to have you (the speaker) in the same place as all of the people who need to hear your message … Read moreWelcome To The Pod: Tips On Podcasting For Public Speakers

Dynamic Humor: What’s A Public Speaker To Do?

In real estate, they say that the value of a property is based on location, location, location. In speaking, you can divide your speech up into three separate parts: the opening, the body, and the closing. I firmly believe that the value of your speech is all about the opening, opening, opening. Studies have shown … Read moreDynamic Humor: What’s A Public Speaker To Do?

Stand Up Straight Young Man! (Public Speaking Tip)

So when was the last time that you spent any time thinking about how you breath? I’m going to guess that it was sometime when you couldn’t get air – underwater, someone sitting on your chest, bag over your head, etc. Since you are reading these words, I’m going to guess that somehow you were … Read moreStand Up Straight Young Man! (Public Speaking Tip)

Public Speaking Problem: Too Many Questions (From One Person)!

As though speaking in public was not difficult enough! Just about every technical presentation ends up with the obligatory “Question & Answers” opportunity for the audience at the end of the speech. There are actually three ways your presentation can go at this point in time: (1) nobody asks any questions – sorta embarrassing, but … Read morePublic Speaking Problem: Too Many Questions (From One Person)!