So what makes a speech a good speech? I think that we can all agree that one of the most important things that we need to be able to do is both capture and hold on to our audience’s attention in order to show them the importance of public speaking. Although this may sound like … Read moreGrab Your Audience From The Beginning
When you think about giving a speech, what comes to mind? For most of us, we think of ourselves standing in front of a room of people with our prepared speech spread out in front of us using the importance of public speaking to launch into a speech. However, life does not always work out … Read moreTips For Speaking At Special Occasions
Every time that we deliver a presentation, because we understand the importance of public speaking, we want it to go well. We do our best to get ready, to deliver the speech, and then we sit back with our fingers crossed hoping that we were able to connect with our audience. The good news is … Read more3 Tips For Delivering A Winning Presentation
Every time that we agree to give a speech, we really want it to go well because we understand the importance of public speaking. However, this does not always happen. What this means for us as speakers is that we should all be searching for a way to make this business of giving speeches run … Read moreSecrets To Successful Presentations
So just exactly how do you go about creating a presentation when you’ve been asked to give a speech? All too often we forget about the importance of public speaking and go about creating presentations in a haphazard manner that is more hit-or-miss than planned. The results generally show that this is what we did. … Read moreUsing A Systems Approach To Create Presentations
When we give a speech, one of our main goals is to find a way to use the importance of public speaking to connect with our audience. We want to open ourselves up to them and let them know that we are just like them. One way that speakers go about doing this is to … Read moreHow Much Of You Is Too Much?
There are leaders, and then there are inspiring leaders. Leaders do an ok job of telling people to do what they need them to do, Inspiring leaders make people want to do what they tell them about. There is a very big difference. Inspiring leaders very clearly are completely passionate about what they are talking … Read moreWhat’s Your Passion Speaker?
The one thing that every speaker wants is for their next audience to pay attention to their speech. I mean really pay attention. Pay attention so much so that even if their phone stated to ring or vibrate or do both things they wouldn’t even notice because you had so thoroughly captured their attention that … Read moreCapture Your Audience By Using A Bit Of Mystery In Your Next Speech
As someone who has given some speeches, I suspect that you feel pretty comfortable writing your speeches. You may not like doing it (who does?), but when the time comes to get it done you sit down and take care of it. That’s all well and good, but what would you do if someone who … Read moreTechniques To Be Used When Writing Speeches For Other People