Earn Your Cs as A Speaker

Franklin Delano Roosevelt had some good advice for the public speaker when he said, be sincere, be brief, be seated. Be simple, natural and effective and earn your C's.1. Be fully Committed to your message and be ready to take action in the face of doubt.2. Be Competent concentrate on... Read More

Be a Guest Speaker and Attract Business

Being a guest speaker in front of the right audience can be an excellent way to attract new business. Many clubs, organizations, conventions, and trade shows seek guest speakers who can provide useful information to their audience. The opportunity to speak in front of an attentive group can certainly boost... Read More

To Insure Success in Speaking: Anticipate

We all know that to be a careful driver on the highways, we need always to anticipate. When we see brake lights ahead, we anticipate some traffic problem and slow down. If we come to an intersection we look ahead to see if anyone is entering it before us. In... Read More

Timing - Why You Should Never Go Overtime with Your Presentation or Speech

In a conference setting, nothing annoys audiences more than talks that go overtime. It shows a lack of consideration for the audience, and to be frank, there is absolutely no excuse for it if the speaker has prepared well.Many seminars and conferences are run on a tight schedule with multiple... Read More

10 Tips for Better -- and Less Scary! -- Public Speaking

The fear of speaking in public is well-documented, often discussed, and probably overrated. The great news is that speaking in front of a group can be an entertaining and energizing experience for even the most fearsome among us.Try these ideas to enjoy speaking and to sharpen your delivery:1. Don‚??t ‚??give... Read More

15 Ways To Keep Your Speaking Inspiring and Creative

When stressed or blocked it is wise to make a change so that we don't stay in that place. Yet, many times we forget some of the simple things that we can do for ourselves, quickly and easily to bring our inspiration back and increase our creativity.1. If you usually... Read More

Speak Up or Sit Down

Last night the phone rang; my wife said, "I hope it's for you". When I answered, the caller asked, "Ray, would you speak to the Lions Club next month?" First my gut said, "No"; however, my head said, "Do it". So, one month from next Tuesday, I stand in front... Read More

How to Get Paid to Speak

Now that you have all the contacts you can possibly use, when can you expect to get paid for speaking or other business engagements?You have done your job and spoken to many non-profits and Chambers, your name is getting well known and you have even been paid to do a... Read More

12 Ways to be a Confident Public Speaker

Speak from your heart. If you believe in what you say, than others need to hear it. All confident speakers fall in the P2 (passion plus persistence). Be sure your speech contains your most fundamental beliefs and comes from authenticity.1. Prepare, prepare, prepare!2. Practice in front of a full-length mirror,... Read More

15 Ways for Speakers to Earn More Profits

There is huge potential to create additional profits from your speeches by partnering with a professional transcriptionist to convert your audio recordings into text transcripts.1) Speakers and consultants often deliver their presentations via teleconference calls and record them for sale later. Once transcribed, the transcript can be provided free to... Read More

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How to Build Respect with Your Audience: Positive Thinking and Outhouse Eyes

Do you believe in natural laws? Laws like:? What goes... Read More

Speaking Body Language

I observed an almost surreal event when I was a... Read More

Time Management

I'm late, I'm late, for a very important date. No... Read More

Public Speaking Tips: Lessons From Former US President Ronald Reagan

If you want public speaking tips, what are the ten... Read More

How To Dramatically Improve Your Public Speaking Skills

This Article Is For Those Who Understand How Persuasive Communication,... Read More

Make The Most of Examples and Stories

Examples and stories can bring your presentations alive. They can... Read More

Making Transitions

Ever notice how smoothly some speakers or writers move you... Read More

Fear!

I am terrified of heights. The thought of skydiving, for... Read More

Feedback

I believe that asking for and acting on objective feedback... Read More

Is Information Delivery Instruction?

Do you work for one of those organisations whose "training"... Read More

Demand Dignity in Public Speaking Training

Mandy*, a bright, attractive professional woman, had a fear of... Read More

How to Get Paid to Speak

Now that you have all the contacts you can possibly... Read More

Moving Key Audiences to Take Action?

You know, those really important outside groups of people whose... Read More

How to Create a Compelling Media Kit

A well-built media kit is vital for effective marketing. Without... Read More

Speaking for FUN and PROFIT

How do you gain contacts from a speaking engagement?The name... Read More

Know Your Audience

What is worse than wearing a tuxedo to an event... Read More

Five Tired, Worn Out Speaking Cliches

The subject of public speaking is riddled with tired, worn... Read More

How to Present Your Proposal at an Executive Meeting

What's the worst reaction you've ever gotten when you made... Read More

12 Ways to be a Confident Public Speaker

Speak from your heart. If you believe in what you... Read More

A Quick Tip for Delivering a Great Speech

Does speaking in public leave you tongue-tied? Do you stumble... Read More

You Too Can Be A Public Speaker

Have you ever watched a speaker and said, "Wow, I... Read More

Using Your Natural Style On Stage

We were both speakers at the same convention presenting on... Read More

Opening Your Speech

Imagine yourself at mission control; 10, 9, 8, 7, 6,... Read More

Ten Steps to Fearless Public Speaking

There is plenty of dubious material which suggests you can... Read More

Speaker Partnership Offers Trade Show Value

Want to gain added exposure at a trade show? Consider... Read More

Top 7 Ways to Succeed in the Business of Speaking

How attractive are you as a speaker? No, your looks,... Read More

Speak in Public! Who Me?

The first time I had to speak in front of... Read More

A Perfect Meeting: AKA When You Dont Want to Strangle the Speaker

Have you ever worked for weeks or even months, often... Read More

Getting on the Speakers List

How do you get your name on a speakers list?Speaking... Read More

Top 7 Tips for Speakers

Public Speaking is the number one way to advance your... Read More

7 Sure Fire Ways To Overcome Stage Fright When Speaking Or Performing

Prayer or Meditation: If you're a believer you can pray... Read More

How To Use Microphones

Microphones are designed to help your voice, not replace it.... Read More

Speech Writing Tips: The 14 Speech Writing Secrets of President Bill Clinton

Speaking in public can be a powerful way to build... Read More