November 12, 2019

Your Meeting Planner: Have You Made Friends With Him/Her Yet?

Speaking opportunities come to us in one of two ways: we’ve sought them out, or someone has sought us out and extended an invitation. It doesn’t […]
October 22, 2019

Are You a “Done & Run” Speaker?

As speakers, we usually have two primary goals when we speak to an audience. The first is to share some of our problem-solving content. The second […]
October 8, 2019

Do You Want More Clients and Customers?

Content is king! Very few people would disagree with this idea because without content, we don’t have anything to share—or sell. The conundrum is that our […]
September 24, 2019

Would You Touch a Hot Stove?

Think back to when you were in school. When it came to absorbing what you were being taught well enough to pass a test, how did […]
September 17, 2019

Do You Have What it Takes to Stand Out?

What makes someone stand out in business? That’s the question many small business owners and entrepreneurs struggle to answer. Being a speaker is no different. When […]
August 27, 2019

Should Speakers Network Differently?

Speaking and networking... do they go hand in hand? The answer is a resounding yes! Networking is one of the easiest ways for a speaker to […]
July 23, 2019

It’s Time to Warm-Up Your Audience!

To be clear, this article isn’t about the kind of warm up that includes exercises you might do before playing tennis or swimming laps. Nor is […]
May 14, 2019

Are You as Surprised as I Am?

Are you as surprised as I am about these stats? Granted, it’s not as surprising that people, on average, spend over 5 hours per day watching […]
April 14, 2019

Can Public Speaking Impact Your Taxes?

Another April 15th is here, so I’m putting my bookkeeper’s hat on to share some insight into the question many speakers may have: Are there public […]
March 25, 2019

Does Fear Stop YOU from Speaking?

Recently, I was teaching a continuing education class on public speaking. When I asked people why they signed up for the class, the majority said the […]
February 26, 2019

Best Public Speaking Prep Practices

Yeah! You're speaking tomorrow, and you've been looking forward to giving this presentation for a while now. Are you prepped  and psyched to take the stage? Did you […]
February 12, 2019

Putting Public Speaking in Perspective

More people should be speakers. Maybe everybody? Okay, not everybody, but I meet people all the time who have great information audiences would love to hear […]