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The Best Place to Find Speaking Gigs

The Best Place to Find Speaking Gigs

Communications

You’ve nailed the first essential step to landing speaking gigs. You’re 3 T’s (title, topics, and takeaways) should have meeting planners drooling over the value you’d bring to their event.... read more

As A Speaker Your Biggest Responsibility Is To...

As A Speaker Your Biggest Responsibility Is To…

Communications

…The Audience. My friends over at Prezi with the help of Harris Interactive conducted a poll that revealed that 46% of people check out of presentations! They check their email,... read more

The First Essential Step To Land Speaking Gigs

The First Essential Step To Land Speaking Gigs

Communications

Every week I get phone calls, emails, and tweets asking one question: How do I land speaking gigs? Heck, you probably ended up here because you’re dying to know the... read more

7 Strategies to Write a Speech with Ease

7 Strategies to Write a Speech with Ease

Communications

Question: What’s the hardest part of writing your speech? The results of this informal poll from LinkedIn revealed the biggest block to writing a speech is (drumroll please): Starting Apparently,... read more

Constructively Delivering Feedback

Constructively Delivering Feedback

Leadership

My #1 job when I’m working with my speech design clients is to give them feedback on their message. My role is to be a passionate advocate for their audience... read more

3 Steps to Turn Your Ideas into Sales

3 Steps to Turn Your Ideas into Sales

Strategy

Three a.m. is a magical time. It’s a time that my cat wakes me up because he’s hungry, BUT… It’s also the time when I come up with my best... read more

7 Reasons to Jump-Start Your Speaking Career Today

7 Reasons to Jump-Start Your Speaking Career Today

Human Resources

It’s your time. Your time to shine. Your time to stop lingering in the shadows and step onto a bigger stage with your message. No more watching your competition get... read more

12 Most Down-to-Earth Ways to Build Relationships Through Public Speaking

12 Most Down-to-Earth Ways to Build Relationships Through Public Speaking

Communications

What is the best way to find new clients, network and build new relationships? Public speaking. I once told a colleague this and she looked at me as if I... read more

How NOT to be a Motivational Speaker

How NOT to be a Motivational Speaker

Communications

I love watching speakers! I usually leave feeling inspired and ready to take on the world. Recently, I’ve not been so lucky. I’ve seen a lot of awful “motivational speakers”.... read more

Is the Elevator Pitch Killing Networking?

Is the Elevator Pitch Killing Networking?

Human Resources

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Chris Brogan has a new book out, called “The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth” (best title ever)! In it he basically declares networking as dead. The zombies on the Walking... read more

3 Reasons Your Elevator Pitch is Leaving People Confused

3 Reasons Your Elevator Pitch is Leaving People Confused

Communications

I heard her elevator pitch a 100 times before. I knew she was smart, had big ideas about her industry, and she was good at what she does. The problem:... read more

Is Your Elevator Pitch Turning People Off? (And What To Do Instead)

Is Your Elevator Pitch Turning People Off? (And What To Do Instead)

Communications

I do a ton of networking and there’s one question that is a guaranteed to kill a conversation. And it’s not even a highly inappropriate! I start chatting with a... read more

Is Your Presentation Leaving Your Audience in a Jam?

Is Your Presentation Leaving Your Audience in a Jam?

Communications

They say variety is the spice of life. You’re a multifaceted business owner. You’ve got talent, you can do oodles for your clients and you want to be able to... read more

Stop the Presentation Mad Libs

Stop the Presentation Mad Libs

Communications

Growing up I loved playing Mad Libs with my mom. Now if you don’t remember Mad Libs, it was a story that you created by filling in the blanks with... read more

7 Tips for Incredibly Persuasive Presentations

7 Tips for Incredibly Persuasive Presentations

Communications

Persuasion is powerful and when you do it well – it’s a win for your audience, a win for your business, and a win for making the world a bit... read more