7 Types of Public Speakers

7 Types of Public Speakers

Public speakers have many names. I was recently invited to speak at a conference. Like I normally do, I had a discovery call with the client to understand the audience and uncover connect points and common language, and to make sure that we were creating outcomes and...
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...