Positioning Your Message So People Say Yes

When we speak, we really want to get a yes from our audience

Note: This week’s post has been written by Jeff Tippett. Jeff is an author, owner of a public affairs + communications firm and professional speaker. He’s an expert on persuasive communications. Before we look at some strategies to help you position your message for a favorable response, I encourage you to first look inside yourself. … Read morePositioning Your Message So People Say Yes

Are You Ready To Participate In A Debate?

If someone came along and asked you to participate in a debate, what would your response be? I think that for most of us, the idea of what a debate looks like is shaped by the presidential debates that we see every four years. The Clinton / Trump debates especially stand out. However, it turns … Read moreAre You Ready To Participate In A Debate?

Lessons From Aristotle On How To Create A Persuasive Speech

Almost every speech that we give has one goal in mind: trying to convince our audience about something. In order to accomplish that, we’ve got to find ways to work persuasion into our next speech. It turns out that exactly how to do this was laid out for us some 2,000 years ago by Aristotle. … Read moreLessons From Aristotle On How To Create A Persuasive Speech

The One Ingredient That Every Speech Must Have

Just exactly what makes a speech tasty? Sure, you can write a great speech, you can practice a great speech, you might even be able to deliver a great speech – these are all things that relate to the importance of public speaking., However, if you are missing the one ingredient that it takes to … Read moreThe One Ingredient That Every Speech Must Have