Speakers Can Get More Time Just By Taking Control

As a speaker, because of the importance of public speaking we would all like to be in charge of our time. We’d like to be the one who controls how long we stay on the stage – not someone else. However, this is not the case – somebody invited us to speak and they are … Read moreSpeakers Can Get More Time Just By Taking Control

5 Ways To Make Speech Humor Work

Humor is hard. Humor in speeches is extra hard. However, humor is also a key part of getting your audience to realize the importance of public speaking. Your chances of connecting with your audience and getting your point across increases dramatically if you can work humor into your next speech. What’s a speaker to do? … Read more5 Ways To Make Speech Humor Work

Speakers Know That To Be Understand, You Need To Use Analogies

I don’t know about you, but I can’t tell you how many times I’ve found myself in a situation in which I needed to share some information with my audience that was too big, or too strange for them to be able to grasp it. What’s a speaker to do? I knew that if I … Read moreSpeakers Know That To Be Understand, You Need To Use Analogies

Helping Your Audience By Going After An Iceberg With A Shotgun

If how you wrap up your next speech is really the most important part of the speech, then what’s the best way to do it? The last thing in the world that you want to do is to end up leaving your audience flat – thanks for listening to me, got any questions? Instead, you … Read moreHelping Your Audience By Going After An Iceberg With A Shotgun

Why Your Speech’s Ending Doesn’t Work And What To Do About It

Quiz time: what’s the most important part of your next speech? The opening? The points that you make in the middle to support your position or idea? Nope,it’s the close. The last few words out of your mouth are the ones that will have the greatest impact on your audience. Since this is true, why … Read moreWhy Your Speech’s Ending Doesn’t Work And What To Do About It