Quentin Tarantino Analyzes the Differences Between Bill Murray & Chevy Chase Movies

Organizing Tips for Speaking and Writing

If you are busy creating presentations or writing projects, try this procedure and I bet you will have some great results. I have found this tool to be useful and it is simple to implement and to manipulate to meet my needs. I think you will find this to be true as well.

Public Speaking Tip: Are Your Details Derailing Your Stories?

A common issue for speakers is that they fail to ‘flavor’ their scenes with sufficient details to create emotional connection with their audience. They either come across as a reporter giving a brief overview or a novelist who overloads the audience with too much detail. To learn how to overcome this problem, read on…

How To Get An Audience To Believe What You Are Saying

So why do you bother to give speeches? If you are like the rest of us, you understand the importance of public speaking and feel that you know something that will be of value to your audience and you are willing to share it. Deep down inside, a small part of you hopes that by going to all of the effort of giving this speech you’ll be able to change the world even if it is only in some small way. Well I’ve got some news for you. This isn’t going to happen if your audience doesn’t believe you. Do you know how to make that happen?

No Eye Contact No Connection – Why Great Eye Contact Is Critical To Connecting With Your Audience

It’s part of our human condition to filter our emotions through our eyes. And you probably have great eye contact with the people in your daily life. However, once we take the stage, most speakers struggle with eye contact. The question is why? This article delves into the reasons why we crave eye contact so much, why “big business” has picked up on that, and why as speakers it’s critical that we have it with our audience if want to connect with them.

Motivate Your Audience By Building Trust With Them

Often when we are giving a speech we are trying to convince our audience to take some action after they hear us speak. This is what the importance of public speaking is all about. We can do a great job of creating our speech, we can craft a powerful opening, and yet we may end up not achieving our goal. What went wrong? We’ll never get what we want if we don’t get our audience to trust us. The good news is that with a few simple changes to your next speech, you can make this happen.

Why Introverts Make Great Public Speakers

If you were to list out the characteristics that most of us believe that a really good speaker must have in order to communicate the importance of public speaking, what would be on your list? I can only speak for myself, but I believe that I would have on my list that they would need to be an extrovert – an outgoing person who is always giving off lots of energy. You need this in order to connect with your audience, right? I’d be wrong. It turns out that introverts, those people who are more inwardly focused and less outwardly focused, can make really great speakers. Let’s find out why…

The Seven Deadly Sins of Public Speaking

Want to improve your public speaking? Then you need to know what the seven deadly sins are that many public speakers make, and make sure that you don’t commit them.

Literally Speaking: How To Talk About Your Book

It’s hard enough to get published. Once you do, it’s even harder to know how to make the most out of opportunities to promote your book. There are some basic steps for authors to follow to prepare for public speaking.

Public Speaking: Let Your Mind Breathe

A few days ago I heard a radio ad for a cable TV service that trumpeted peace of mind as the promise. “And isn’t it all about peace of mind?” were the closing words.

How to Write (and Deliver) a Good Speech

Even though you aren’t Winston Churchill or Martin Luther King, Jr., you can still give a good speech. Follow my simple guidelines and you can’t help but improve your public speaking.

Learn To Speak Like Your Audience

You can attend all of the fancy speaking classes that you want, but there is a very good chance that they are not going to teach you what you really need to know. The reason that they won’t is because despite the importance of public speaking, they don’t know what you are really looking for. However, I do. What you want most as a pubic speaker is for your next audience to fall in love with you. To treasure your every word. To not only understand what you are saying, but also to come to believe what you are saying. In order to make this happen, you need to become more like your audience.

How To Be Memorable – A Tip From Top Comedians!

I don’t know how familiar you are with the world of stand-up comedy but here’s a list of some comedians (past and present) from the UK and the US you may have heard of: Eddie Izzard Richard Pryor Jimmy Carr Jo Brand Jerry Seinfeld Peter Kay Woody Allen Les Dawson Lee Evans Sarah Millican Robin Williams Jack Dee Ricky Gervais Reginald D Hunter. (Sorry if I’ve left out your favourite).

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