A Speech Without Enthusiasm Is Not Really A Speech

As speakers, we believe in the importance of public speaking and we want the next speech that we give to be well received by our audience. Our constant challenge is finding ways to make this happen. We’ll spend a lot of time trying to get our words right, our PowerPoint slides right, and we might … Read moreA Speech Without Enthusiasm Is Not Really A Speech

3 Very Small Ways To Become A Better Speaker

I don’t mind telling you that I’d like to become a better speaker. In fact, I’d be willing to bet that because of the importance of public speaking you pretty much feel the same way. However, we always face the big challenge – what do we need to do in order to become better? Should … Read more3 Very Small Ways To Become A Better Speaker

What Is The Key To Connecting With Your Audience?

When we want to get our message across to one of our friends, how do we make this happen? That’s a simple question to answer: we have a conversation with them. Conversations are simple, natural things for all of us to have and they allow us to convey the importance of public speaking. However, for … Read moreWhat Is The Key To Connecting With Your Audience?

Great Speakers Know How To Get Off To A Great Start

The next time that you give a speech, what can you do to boost your chances of the speech being a success? We all know about the importance of public speaking and since none of us want to waste our time or the time of our audience, long before we take the stage or the … Read moreGreat Speakers Know How To Get Off To A Great Start

Hey Speaker, Do You Really Want Your Body To Be Saying That?

I’m sure that you’ve heard this before, but your audience is sizing you up once they lay eyes on you. Sure, we hope that they have good listening skills, but this may not matter. You’ve got somewhere in the neighborhood of about 30 seconds or so to make a good first impression. It’s not just … Read moreHey Speaker, Do You Really Want Your Body To Be Saying That?

The 4 Parts Of Your Speaking Style That You Need To Control

Speakers who are facing a challenging speech or challenging audience often ask themselves what they could do in order to be more successful. Sure, there are a lot of tricks out there that one can use to capture an audience’s attention and make them laugh a few times. However, if you really want to deliver … Read moreThe 4 Parts Of Your Speaking Style That You Need To Control

Public Speakers Need To Know How To Work A Room

Getting up in front of a bunch of strangers can be a challenge for even the best public speaker. The really good ones realize that there is something that they can do about this: change strangers into friends. The challenge is that they don’t have a lot of time to pull this off. This is … Read morePublic Speakers Need To Know How To Work A Room