Grab Your Audience From The Beginning

So what makes a speech a good speech? I think that we can all agree that one of the most important things that we need to be able to do is both capture and hold on to our audience’s attention in order to show them the importance of public speaking. Although this may sound like … Read moreGrab Your Audience From The Beginning

Video: Persuade An Audience Using 3 Secrets Used By Presenters

Dr. Jim Anderson investigates how a speaker can persuade an audience to take action. Dr. Anderson reveals the secrets that you can use during your next speech to get your audience to agree that there is a problem that they need to take action to fix. To get more tips and techniques for creating and … Read moreVideo: Persuade An Audience Using 3 Secrets Used By Presenters

Nelson Mandela’s Tips On How To Customize Your Next Speech

Hopefully everyone knows who Nelson Mandela is – he’s the South African leader who’s tireless efforts helped to get rid of his country’s oppressive apartheid policies. What is less known is how he marshaled world opinion in order to support the change that he wanted. It turns out that one way he made this happen … Read moreNelson Mandela’s Tips On How To Customize Your Next Speech

Persuade An Audience Using 3 Secrets Used By Presenters

If you think about it, there are a lot of different types of speeches that we can give: humorous, informative, motivational, and of course, ones that are designed to get your audience to start thinking a particular way. Oh yeah, this last type just may be the hardest type of speech to give… Where Do … Read morePersuade An Audience Using 3 Secrets Used By Presenters

Handling Hecklers: 5 Ways That Presenters Can Restore Order

How does that children’s rhyme go? “Sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me”. Bull! If there is one thing that presenters dread more than forgetting their lines, it’s having someone add to their speech without an invitation. Unlike President Obama we don’t have a flock of Secret Service agents … Read moreHandling Hecklers: 5 Ways That Presenters Can Restore Order

Personal Information: How Much Should A Presenter Reveal?

  Have you ever sat through a dry an boring speech? Of course you have, we all have. Did you spend any time trying to figure out why the speech was so dry? I’m going to bet that at least one of the reasons is that the speaker didn’t connect with the presenter – the … Read morePersonal Information: How Much Should A Presenter Reveal?

Bragging Is What Presenters Need To Be Able To Do Well

Just in case you’ve forgotten it, the #1 question on the minds of any audience that is seated and waiting for you to begin talking to them is “Why should I even bother listening to you?“. This means that in order for you to have any hope of making an impact on this  audience, you’re … Read moreBragging Is What Presenters Need To Be Able To Do Well

What Jack Welch’s Speech Writer Can Teach Us

So just about everyone out there knows who Jack Welch is – he was the CEO and Chairman of GE who lead them from a market valuation of $14B when he took over to a valuation of over $410B when he stepped aside. What many people may not know is that Jack is a great … Read moreWhat Jack Welch’s Speech Writer Can Teach Us