Using Notes in Public Speaking–Three Tips

Using Notes in Public Speaking–Three Tips

Using notes in public speaking seems simple, but using them well sets good speakers apart.  There are three changes you can make to your notes that will make you a better presenter. It’s August, and that means back-to-school time.  The stores are already prepared. ...
Public Speaking Don’ts: What NOT to Say

Public Speaking Don’ts: What NOT to Say

In a series of Public Speaking Don’ts, I wrote last month’s article, The Graduation Speech No One Wants to Hear. I got a number of notes (which I love getting!) giving me first-person accounts of various graduations.  “The student speaker was amazing!” “The...
How does Culture affect communication?

How does Culture affect communication?

How does Culture affect communication? Last fall I was privileged to travel for clients to far-away lands: South Africa, Egypt, and the Philippines, with a travel layover in Paris thrown in as a bonus. As an infrequent international traveler (although that seems to be...