15 Ways to Start a Speech + Bonus Tips

eYou 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

9 Tips to End a Speech With a Bang

A good talk or public speech is like a good play, movie, or song.

It opens by arresting the listener’s attention, develops point by point, and then ends strongly.

The truth is, if you don’t know how to end a speech your key points may get lost.

The words you say at the beginning, and especially at the end of your talk, will be remembered longer than almost any other part of your speech…. Read more

8 Public Speaking Techniques to Wow Your Audience

What is the goal of professional speaking?

The goals of professional speaking are to entertain, inform, inspire, and to get the audience to take action.

The truth is, in order for your presentation or speech to have its greatest effect you need to be able to entertain and wow your audience.

I’m going to give you 8 ways that I use in my speeches to keep my audience on the edge of their seats until the end of my talk…. Read more

27 Useful Tips to Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking

The average person ranks the fear of public speaking (also known as glossophobia) higher than the fear of death. The truth is, this fear could be hurting your professional and personal life.

You may have been there before.

You feel nervous, your palms sweat, your stomach ties itself into knots. You don’t want to do it. But you can overcome this fear of oral presentations with these simple public speaking tips! … Read more

How to Become a Motivational Speaker in 4 Steps

Did you know that anyone can learn how to become a motivational speaker?

Believe it or not, there was a time when I didn’t know how to speak to large crowds. In fact, I used to be nervous when I spoke to the smallest of groups!

But you wouldn’t know that today. You see, I’ve spoken in 69 countries around the world in the past 30+ years and I’ve spoken in virtually every country on every continent. I’ve also been translated by about 50 different professional interpreters into different languages.

At the very least I can say that I have a lot of experience in speaking around the world and I know what it takes to do so. Now I’m ready to pass the reins to you and teach you how to become a motivational speaker or a public speaker that can earn over $10,000 per event…. Read more

Effective Public Speaking: 3 Ways to Improve Your Presentation Skills

There are three components you must know in order to improve your presentation skills for better public speaking. When someone asks me how he can build effective communication skills and improve his public speaking, I quote to him the words of Elbert Hubbard, who said, “The only way to learn to speak is to speak and speak, and speak and speak, and speak and speak and speak.”… Read more

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