3 Things That Every Speech MUST Have

Nobody ever said that building a speech was going to be easy, but sometimes it seems to be harder to do than other times. It is at times like this that we need to be able to take a step back and make sure that we really understand what we need to be including in … Read more3 Things That Every Speech MUST Have

Great Speechwriters Know How To Start From The End

Quick question for you: what’s the difference between a sculptor and a painter? It turns out that the answer is pretty simple: a sculptor creates by removing, a painter creates by adding. A similar difference exists between good and not-so good speech writers. The good ones know to start writing their next speech from the … Read moreGreat Speechwriters Know How To Start From The End

Public Speakers Do Better When They Lose The Script

If I asked you to do a perfect job for the next speech that you gave, what would you do differently? I’m willing to bet that at least one thing that you’d do is write out a script and use it to deliver your speech. We’d all do this – it’s the best way to … Read morePublic Speakers Do Better When They Lose The Script

It’s The End Of The World – What’s A Public Speaker To Do?

Perhaps saying that it’s “the end of the world” is a bit overly dramatic; however, if you are giving a speech and things start to go wrong for you it sure can seem like it’s the end of the world. We live in a complex world in which it is entirely possible that things can … Read moreIt’s The End Of The World – What’s A Public Speaker To Do?

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

What Could Chris Matthews Teach You About Speaking In Public?

If you’ve ever wished that there was a formula for giving the perfect speech, are you in luck! Chris Matthews is the host of a couple of TV shows including Hardball with Chris Matthews. He gets paid handsomely for the work that he does now, but he got his start as a humble political speechwriter. … Read moreWhat Could Chris Matthews Teach You About Speaking In Public?