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
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
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
You have the power to change the profits of your business today by taking a good look at these 8 variables and key business metrics.
As an entrepreneur or business person, it is your job to stay focused and always continue to improve your strategic business plan.
Are you not sure where to start?
Keep reading because I’ve outlined all of it for you… Read more
You finally have a full weekend available to work on your book but come down with a sudden case of writer’s block. Now what?
You sit down at your computer, or at the table, with a pen and paper, you’re ready to go.
Except . . .
Nothing comes out.
Your thoughts stop and you can’t remember what you were even going to write about.
Has this ever happened to you?… Read more
More and more students are eager to work that have college degrees and there is more competition every year.
Are you looking for a little job advice for recent graduates?… Read more
As a bestselling author of 75+ books, I get a lot of questions from aspiring authors. So far, the most common questions have been centered around how to start writing a book…. Read more