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 [...]
Remember the last time you read a book that you just couldn’t put down? No matter who called, no matter what you had to do that day, you just couldn’t put it down. While I was on a train going from Boston to Philadelphia I almost missed my stop because I was so into [...]
Murphy’s Law states—whatever can go wrong, does. This is true even when you speak. The good news is, knowing what might go wrong ahead of time will help you to know how to handle it.
If Murphy does shows up on the scene, never let your audience see you sweat! Never [...]
You already have your signature speech down, but sometimes you need to go beyond that. As a public speaker, it’s time to get moving and stretch yourself. It’s time to speak up, stand out and step out of your comfort zone.
Step Out of Your Comfort Zone
Recently, I received the opportunity to [...]
The number one benefit of public speaking is that it positions you as an expert. And we all like to buy from experts. [...]
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 [...]