On Monday I had a speaking engagement. I had been at a seminar all weekend and I completely forgot about it. Normally my Mondays are dedicated to working on my book. So there I was, in my pajamas at my computer leisurely responding to emails, when all of a sudden I noticed [...]
An invitation is the same as a call to action. Many public speaking presentations fall apart because they don’t have a call to action. I’ve changed the wording to “invitation.” I like to think of it as an invitation to do business, an invitation to take the next step, an invitation to get their [...]
Public speaking will get you more clients and more leads. Let me show you how. Take out a piece of paper and write LEADS vertically down the page. This will be an acronym that will help you to remember why public speaking is right for you.
L stands for Leverage
Public speaking lets you [...]
To turn your passion into profits, speak about what you love. Passion translates to others. They can see it. We’ve all heard speakers who don’t have passion about their topic. We wonder why they are speaking at all. There was a student of mine who sold energy drinks and was very lackadaisical in his [...]
As summer approaches, I am already nostalgic for Spring. I love Spring. It’s like everything is fresh and new. The flowers come out, the breeze is warm, and it’s really beautiful here in Southern California. All over the world, Spring is about renewal and coming alive—a fresh new start.
It got me thinking. How [...]
I’m hooked on the new television show, “The Walking Dead,” which is about the end of the world with zombies in it. To me, it’s a show about relationships; about what happens when things get tough and people pull together to survive. But it’s also about zombies.
Have you ever spoken in front of [...]
What is transformational speaking? Transformational speaking creates permanent change within an individual or group. As a speaker you want your message to have impact. You want to make [...]
Happy New Year. It’s time to step up and take massive action toward growing your business through public speaking.
This year resolve to become a rich speaker! A rich speaker gets their message out to the world, creates change and really makes a difference. A poor speaker–well, a poor speaker stays poor and makes [...]
Have you ever decided to attend an event based solely on the title of the speaker’s talk? Of course, we all have. That’s why the title of your talk is crucial to your success as a speaker. This tiny sentence is the most important part of marketing your presentation. Take time to [...]