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Speakers Need To Give A Speech, Not Have A Conversation

Caption: Conversations have their place and it's not as a part of a speech

When you stand up in front of an audience to give a speech, something happens to you. You are transformed from just another person who happens to be in the room into the person that everyone is going to be listening to. What’s interesting about this transformation is that it […]

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How To Write A Speech That Will Capture Your Audience’s Attention

When it comes time to sit down and write your next speech, are you going to be worried that you’ll end up boring your audience? You know what I mean, they’re paying some attention to you, but you can clearly see that their minds are a million miles away. Since […]

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How To Rig A Speech To Get The Outcome You Want Every Time

You can’t always do it all by yourself. If you want to make a lasting impression on your audience, then sometimes you just gotta bring in some help to pull it off. Speakers who are ready to move up to the next level in their speaking often come to me […]

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Hey Baby, Come Here Often?

Just like a cheesy pick-up line, the first words that come out of your mouth when you are giving a speech will determine if you are going to get lucky with this audience. Unlike a wanna-be Casanova in a bar, you (normally) don’t have an opportunity to buy your audience […]

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Never Give A Speech Without Having A Potato

Bored audiences will get up and walk out of your speeches. How would you keep the attention of 400+ engineers who were attending an industry dinner event that they didn’t really want to be at on a weekday evening? I recently had the opportunity to be the master of ceremonies […]

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How To Quickly Move From Good To Great Presentations

So why do you care about how good of a presenter you are? Hey, if you’ve been able to keep from bursting into flames when you address a staff meeting, a department, or even bigger gatherings then haven’t you really done enough? For many people, the answer to this question […]

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