Speakers Need To Know How Host A Roast Without Becoming Toast

As though speaking in public isn’t tricky enough, then there is the roast. When we are asked to put on a roast for someone we find ourselves walking directly into a social minefield from which there appears to be no way out. If we do a poor job, then the audience will be bored and … Read moreSpeakers Need To Know How Host A Roast Without Becoming Toast

Don’t Toast The Holidays: How Presenters Can Give A Toast Without Toasting A Relationship

Editor’s Note: This article has been selected to be included in Angela DeFinis’ “Public Speaking and the Holidays” Blog Carnival. If you aren’t familiar with blog carnivals, they are a compilation of blog posts from numerous authors on a given topic that are housed on a central blog. Enjoy this article and be sure to … Read moreDon’t Toast The Holidays: How Presenters Can Give A Toast Without Toasting A Relationship

How Presenters Can Give A Toast Without Toasting A Relationship

So you’ve been invited to a wedding, a retirement party, or some other celebration in which friends and family are going to gather in order to honor someone. There will probably be some sort of food served, drinks will flow, and then someone will do it – they’ll stand up and give a toast. Oh, … Read moreHow Presenters Can Give A Toast Without Toasting A Relationship