Knowing how to avoid distractions while giving your speech is essential to speaking success. Whether you are speaking to a live audience, conducting a one-on-one interview or addressing a group of people via Facebook Live, it is easy to get distracted…. Read more
I’m sure you’ll agree with me when I say the ability to engage, entertain, and inform an audience through public speaking is a skill that offers immense value in several different aspects…. Read more
I’ve had a wonderful motivational speaking career that has spanned for over 30 years. There are hundreds of public speaking tips I’ve learned along the way. I’m going to share as many of them with you as I can…. Read more
Are you struggling to book speaking engagements as a speaker?
After over 30 years of public speaking I’ve found that sharing your message is very important, but so is having the right audience to share it with…. Read more
Do you have a passion for public speaking? Do you want to get your message out to people and companies but aren’t sure where to start?
I’ve had a wonderful speaking career that has spanned for over 30 years. I’m going to tell you about how I became a public speaker, and give you some tips I’ve learned along the way to help you do the same…. Read more
When you speak, your voice is your most important tool. It influences the impact of your speech and can make or break its success. Fortunately, you can learn to use your voice, just like playing a musical instrument, to increase your power and persuasiveness in any conversation or speech that you give. All you need is a little bit of guidance…. Read more
The powerful speech pause might be the most important speaking technique you will ever learn. Not only will it help you overcome your fear of public speaking, but it will help you master your control over the emotional impact of your speeches.
This secret is something that I’ve used for many years. In fact, dramatic pauses are so powerful that they should be illegal.
In music, all of the beauty is contained in the silences between the notes. In speaking, the drama and power of the speech is contained in the silences that you create as you move from point to point.
This is an art that you can learn with practice…. Read more
You have heard the saying “First impressions are lasting; you never get a second chance to create a good first impression.”
The same is true when talking about how to start a speech…
The truth is, when you start your speech, you must focus everything on making a positive first impression on your audience members.
Here are 15 different ways to start a speech as well as 2 extra BONUS tips at the end…. Read more