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Jul 29, 2021

"A speech is like a love affair. Any fool can start one, but it requires considerable skill to end it." - Anonymous


That quote is a favorite of mine because it’s both catchy and on target. 


All too often people let their otherwise engaging presentations come to an unexciting and uninspiring end. 


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Jul 26, 2021

Facilitating a seminar or workshop is indeed a form of public speaking. And just like another kind of presenting, it requires its own set of skills.


When organizations look to hire an instructor, they often look for those who know the science of facilitation but only hire those who know how to use the science in an...

Jul 23, 2021

Do you want your stories to be more captivating? Do you want your listeners to be engrossed, waiting and wondering how your story is going to end? If so, you want to include in your stories one vital element – conflict.


Conflict isn’t the only element necessary in compelling stories, but it is the one many people...

Jul 19, 2021

Is your voice helping you communicate with clarity? Is it helping you influence and persuade? Is it helping you significantly increase your financial success? Is it helping you connect with people, or is doing just the opposite.


If your voice is not doing what you needed to, or if you're just not sure what it does,...

Jul 15, 2021

As a public speaker, whether you are speaking in a meeting or on stage, you, too, need to grab your audience’s attention right at the start. Why? There are several reasons, but the greatest one is that if you don’t grab your listeners’ attention from the beginning, you will have to work especially hard to get...