What’s The Best Way To Deliver A Roast?

A roast is designed to celebrate the person who is being honored

In the world of public speaking, there are a number of different types of speeches that we can give. One of the most difficult speeches is called the roast. Just in case you’ve never given a roast before, a roast is intended to both honor and gently tease the guest of honor in front of … Read moreWhat’s The Best Way To Deliver A Roast?

Positioning Your Message So People Say Yes

When we speak, we really want to get a yes from our audience

Note: This week’s post has been written by Jeff Tippett. Jeff is an author, owner of a public affairs + communications firm and professional speaker. He’s an expert on persuasive communications. Before we look at some strategies to help you position your message for a favorable response, I encourage you to first look inside yourself. … Read morePositioning Your Message So People Say Yes

Reasons That Speakers Have Stage Fright

When somebody has been speaking for a while and has mastered the importance of public speaking, it can be hard for them to remember what it was like when they were first starting out. The early days had a lot of challenges in them and one of the biggest was stage fright. The fear of … Read moreReasons That Speakers Have Stage Fright

How Much Of You Is Too Much?

When we give a speech, one of our main goals is to find a way to use the importance of public speaking to connect with our audience. We want to open ourselves up to them and let them know that we are just like them. One way that speakers go about doing this is to … Read moreHow Much Of You Is Too Much?

How To Give A Keynote That Will Be Remembered

In the world of public speaking, being asked to deliver a keynote speech is sorta the best that we can all hope to do. A keynote speech reflects the importance of public speaking and is the one speech that everyone attended the meeting to hear. If you are asked to give this speech, then you … Read moreHow To Give A Keynote That Will Be Remembered

What Speechwriters Can Tell Us About Creating Great Speeches

Every time that we give a speech we are doing it for a reason. We understand the importance of public speaking and we want to connect with our audience and we want to change how they view their world. All that we have to accomplish this with are the words that make up our speech. … Read moreWhat Speechwriters Can Tell Us About Creating Great Speeches

What Communication Strategy Will You Use In Your Next Speech?

So why are you planning on going to the effort of delivering your next speech? I mean it sure seems like a lot of effort to create the speech, practice it, and then go through the stress of actually giving it. If you want to create a message that is going to impact your audience … Read moreWhat Communication Strategy Will You Use In Your Next Speech?

3 Tips To Transform Your Next Speech Into An Experience For Your Audience

The great thing about public speaking is that just about everything that we are trying to do has been done before. When you get ready to give your next speech, listen to the voice of experience from other more accomplished speakers and use their guidance to transform your speech into a true experience for your … Read more3 Tips To Transform Your Next Speech Into An Experience For Your Audience

The Importance of Making a Great First Impression With Your Audience

Note: This article has been written by Philip J Reed on behalf of DexOne, creating small business marketing solutions. We all know about the importance of public speaking, but did you know that people size you up from the moment they see you? It’s not about being judgmental — at least not on purpose (in … Read moreThe Importance of Making a Great First Impression With Your Audience

Do You Look Presentable During Your Presentation?

Remember when your Mom said that looks don’t matter? She may have been right then; however, now is now and the better you look, the more impact your presentation will have. Whether you realize it or not, you are always being judged by your audience. What you need is some advice to make sure that … Read moreDo You Look Presentable During Your Presentation?