Master The Elevator Speech Pitch

Elevator speeches don’t always have to be given in an elevator

So here’s a quick question for you: have you ever head of an “elevator pitch”? If you haven’t, then perhaps I should introduce to you what it is and why it should be important to all of us. The thinking behind an elevator pitch is exactly what its title implies. The thinking is that if … Read moreMaster The Elevator Speech Pitch

What Makes A Speech A Good Speech?

If you are like most of us, every time that you get up in front of an audience you are desperately hoping that this speech will be a good speech because we understand the importance of public speaking. We’ve all given speeches that were not good – we didn’t connect with the audience and they … Read moreWhat Makes A Speech A Good Speech?

Tips For How To Get Your Ideas To Spread

Creating, practicing, and delivering a speech is not an easy thing to do. However, as long as we are going to the effort of doing such a thing there has to be a reason. There has to be some sort of motivation greater than the importance of public speaking for us to make the effort, … Read moreTips For How To Get Your Ideas To Spread

How To Create A Motivational Speech

As public speakers we get asked to give all different types of speeches. One of the most commonly requested types of speeches is the motivational speech. This is a speech that is designed to make a very specific impact on your audience: you want to leave them feeling better about themselves – clearly this has … Read moreHow To Create A Motivational Speech

The 3 Jobs Of A Good Speech Title

Potentially before you even get up before your next audience, despite the importance of public speaking, they will have made up their minds as to if they want to spend any time listening to what you have to say. I know that this sounds dreadfully unfair; however, that’s just the way that life is. Your … Read moreThe 3 Jobs Of A Good Speech Title

Connect With Your Audience By Using Enthusiasm

How many times have you gone to hear a speaker only to be disappointed? What was it that made you disappointed? I’m willing to bet that at least part of the problem was that they were a boring speaker – you didn’t need to have great listening skills to discover that they didn’t grab and … Read moreConnect With Your Audience By Using Enthusiasm

Boost Your Next Speech By Adding Enthusiasm

How many times have you gone to hear a speaker only to be disappointed? What was it that made you disappointed? I’m willing to bet that at least part of the problem was that they were a boring speaker – you didn’t need to have great listening skills to discover that they didn’t grab and … Read moreBoost Your Next Speech By Adding Enthusiasm

The Best Way To Not Give A Boring Speech? Enthusiasm!

How many times have you gone to hear a speaker only to be disappointed? What was it that made you disappointed? I’m willing to bet that at least part of the problem was that they were a boring speaker – you didn’t need to have great listening skills to discover that they didn’t grab and … Read moreThe Best Way To Not Give A Boring Speech? Enthusiasm!

Public Speaking Requires A Voice That People Want To Hear

Going to the effort to prepare and deliver a speech is a big deal. As long as you are going to make the effort to do all of this, you sure want your audience to get the most out of your speech – you want to change lives (that’s one of the benefits of public … Read morePublic Speaking Requires A Voice That People Want To Hear

Getting What You Want: How To Inspire Your Audience

What is the purpose of having you create a speech, practice it until you have got it “just right”, and then go through the mental and physical challenge of actually delivering the speech? Hmm, perhaps our purpose for going through all of this effort should always be the same –we want to change the world. … Read moreGetting What You Want: How To Inspire Your Audience