How to Become a Motivational Public Speaker: Getting Started and Growing Your Speaking Career

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

I’ve spoken in 75 countries around the world over the past 30+ years. And I’ve been translated into different languages by 50 professional interpreters.

But 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!
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Public Speaking Classes: Everything You Need to Know

Being a talented public speaker is a skill that is able to help advance a wide range of careers. The first step in this pursuit typically begins with enrolling in public speaking classes to help you master the craft.

Whether you are a published author trying to promote your new book, a marketing specialist presenting an important pitch at work, or anything in-between, being a great public speaker is something that is sure to be incredibly valuable.

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6 Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking Voice

When most people think about how to improve their public speaking skills, they often overlook one of the most important tools at their disposal: your speaking voice.

Common public speaking tips might include how to start your speech or how to overcome public speaking fears, but your voice 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.  This is becoming increasingly important now that a lot of presentations are being done virtually.

All you need is a little bit of guidance, so now I’m going to walk you through my 6 tips to help you improve your public speaking voice. … Read more

15 Ways to Start a Speech + Bonus Tips

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 (especially if you are doing the presentation virtually). The introduction is basically the formal greetings for speeches, so let’s be sure to get this right to really hook the audience.

Here are 15 different ways to start a speech as well as 2 extra BONUS tips at the end…. Read more

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