When Speaking, It’s All About The Eyes

May 23, 2017

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!One of the most difficult things for a speaker to realize when we are giving a speech is what will not be controlling the impact of our speech. We spend so much time working on exactly what words we want […]

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How To Write A Speech Like Abe Lincoln Did

May 16, 2017

When it comes time to write your next speech, will you be trying to copy anyone’s style? I think in most cases the answer is no. We’re just trying to write the best speech that we can. However, because so many other people have written so many great speeches, maybe we should take the time […]

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How To Write Speeches For Important People

May 9, 2017

As speakers, we spend a lot of time thinking about how we can do a better job the next time that we deliver a speech. We worry about how our voice sounds, what we’re doing with our hands, and if the people in the back of the room can hear us. However, this all gets […]

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The Difference Between How Boys And Girls Speak

May 2, 2017

Do you speak like a girl or like a boy? It turns out that how you speak may have very little to do with the gender selection that you received at birth. Way back in the past, people tended to think that everyone pretty much spoke the same way. Over time people started to understand […]

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Going From Being A Good Speechwriter To Being A Great Speechwriter

April 25, 2017

If you want to be a good speaker, then you are going to have to deliver good speeches. Good speeches start by being writing well so that we can show people the importance of public speaking. I can only speak for myself, but I’ve never had any formal training in exactly how one should go […]

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How To Capture And Hold An Audience’s Attention

April 18, 2017

If we can all agree that this giving of speeches stuff takes a lot of effort on our parts in order to share the importance of public speaking with our audience, then perhaps we should all try to agree on just exactly what our goal should be when we give a speech? In my opinion, […]

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The Correct Way To Start A Speech When You Are Battling Nerves

April 4, 2017

I got a great note from one of the subscribers to The Accidental Communicator newsletter the other day. He was asking how he could improve his speaking ability. He felt that he understood the importance of public speaking and once he got warmed up, he was a pretty good speaker. However, when he was starting […]

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What Are The Secrets To Writing A Great Speech?

March 28, 2017

Would it not just be a fantastic thing to have your very own speechwriter? If you had one, then you could go about your day accepting any speaking opportunity that just happened to come your way. For each accepted opportunity, you’d call up your speechwriter, tell them what you were going to be expected to […]

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How To Get Ready To Give A Speech Faster!

March 21, 2017

Do you feel that the time that you put into preparing a speech is a badge of honor? Do you go around telling everyone about the importance of public speaking and the hours upon hours that you spent crafting your speech, then refining it, and then practicing it over and over again? If this sounds […]

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Speaking Disasters Happen, How Can You Be Ready When They Do?

March 14, 2017

Let’s spend just a moment thinking about your next speech. You’re going to take the time to think about what you want to say. You’ll then write it down, take the time to practice it, and eventually you’ll take the stage and then you’ll knock it out of the park because you understand the importance […]

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