Are You Able To Hurry Up And Speak?

Just how fast can you give a speech?

So we can all speak. However, how many of us can speak fast? I mean really fast? We all understand that when we are asked to give a speech, we are generally given an amount of time that we can use to deliver our speech. All too often, things change – the event started late, … Read more

Speakers Need To Understand Cultural Nuances In Order To Communicate

Speakers need to understand that their meaning is in how they say it

If you thought that creating and delivering a speech was tough, then you haven’t tried to deliver a speech to an international audience. It can be tough trying to use the importance of public speaking to connect with people who think like you do, trying to connect with people who may think differently is even … Read more

What’s The Best Way To Give A Remote Presentation?

Times are changing and our presentations are becoming remote presentations

Welcome to our modern world where everything seems to be changing all the time! Back in the old days, we used to be able to show up at an event that consisted of a room filled with an audience. We’d take the stage, deliver a speech, interact with our audience, and then go home and … Read more

Are Speakers Ready For The Arrival Of New Technologies?

Will we be able to use new technologies to make more of an impact?

As speakers we need to understand the importance of public speaking and that that we are living in a constantly changing world. What this means is that how we used to give speeches is now changing and that means that we need to learn how to change with the times. A good example of what … Read more

Is It Time To Get A Speaking Mentor?

In order to get a mentor, you have to become someone they would want to work with

Every speaker eventually reaches a point where they are the best that they can be. They’ve reached a point where their skills and their knowledge can no longer take them to the next level in speaking. All too often speakers just stop here – they will never get any better. However, it does not have … Read more

Tips For Delivering A Memorable Speech

The best speeches are the ones that will be remembered for a long time

So why do you give speeches? Is it to give you a chance to hear yourself speak? I’m guessing the answer to that question is no. The reason that most of us give speeches is because we want to use the importance of public speaking to have an impact on our audience. What we really … Read more

Using A Speech To Create A Lasting Moment For Your Audience

Our goal needs to be to create speeches that will have a long lasting impact

Every speech that we give is special for us, but is it special for our audience? Does the speech that we give change their lives? Do we allow them to see things differently? Will our speech use the importance of public speaking to have a lasting impact on them? If you are like me, you … Read more

Does The Title Of Your Speech Really Matter?

It turns out that having an enticing title makes your speech better

So just exactly what is a title? It is how we choose to introduce our speech to the world. This is how we go about luring an audience into wanting to hear what we have to say. However, despite just how important a part of your speech you title is, all too often speakers overlook … Read more

How Shy People Can Become Good Public Speakers

The trick is to find ways to become comfortable with your audience

Ok, so let’s face it. Not everyone is cut out to be the next Tony Robbins. The thought of launching yourself onto a stage, grabbing the microphone and then delivering a speech is enough to cause many people to shrink away and desperately go looking for something, anything, else to do. However, it turns out … Read more

How To Create A Great Speech

You can create a great speech, you just have to know how to do it

Wouldn’t it be fantastic if every speech that we gave was a great speech? I mean we can almost picture our audience standing up once we were done and giving us a standing ovation. That would truly be magic to our ears. Now, this is a great concept, but just exactly how should we go … Read more