When Things Don’t Go as Planned. One of the greatest fears we face when speak in front of a crowd is also one of it’s greatest rewards. Public speaking is a totally live event. And that means that anything can happen and just about anything could happen in the middle of … Read The Full Post
Put Some Snap Into It.
The difference between a public speaking presentation that bores you to tears and one that leaves you with a smile on your face and thinking about that presentation is often not the content but the style of the speaker. You can take the same exact written … Read The Full Post
Reading to an Audience.
Public speaking is counterintuitive. That is to say what your intuition tells you is a good thing is not always the truth. And what your instincts say not to do is often the best thing to do. Your natural inner voice when you find out you have … Read The Full Post
Becoming Larger Than Life.
To say that there is no ego in a person who does public speaking regularly or for a living would be clearly a false statement. But for those of us who only speak from time to time, when you see a speaker who can walk out in … Read The Full Post
What’s Your Problem?.How you approach that moment when you stand up to give a speech depends a lot on why you are giving the presentation. Now we are not talking about the fact that you have to give the speech to pass your general education speech class in junior college or … Read The Full Post
Like most pubic speaking consultants, I usually hammer all the reasons a person should not be afraid of presenting. However, the more coaching I do, the more I realize the fear is legit. People should be afraid of getting in front of a group.
While there is a lot to gain … Read The Full Post
Words hurt, heal, motivate, and aggravate. They are powerful. They control emotions and can even control a person physically.
A word is worth a thousand pictures.
“Come here.” Two words that move a person from there to here.
“Write this down.” Three words that cause people to put words on a … Read The Full Post
Public Speaking Quirks.
We all have our little vocal style that makes us unique. How often have you heard someone make a remark about how interesting it is the way you phrase things?. We learn the way we speak from our parents and our mentors growing up. So if you ever … Read The Full Post