Bad advice for writing keynote speeches
03-Jan / 0 COMMENTS
Listen to any broadcast game, especially football. You’ll get great pieces of advice like this, “The key to victory today, is that whoever puts the most points on the board is going to win.” “Well, the team that keeps the ball and moves it down field will have the advantage.” ...
Changes Coming to Custom Speechwriting
02-Jan / 0 COMMENTS
I hope that your holidays were restful and peaceful. For 2018, I will still be writing speeches for my clients but I will also be branching out to offer other services that some of you have asked for throughout the past few years. You will also receive emails on a ...
Raise your value as a speaker through content marketing and PR
05-Jul / 0 COMMENTS
“How do I get paid to speak?” “How do I charge more to speak?” “How can I get booked more often?” The usual answer to these questions in the speaking community goes something like this: “Get booked to speak, have a great speech, and then wow someone in ...
Check out: How to Give a Perfect Father of the Bride Speech
26-Jun / 0 COMMENTS
This article provides fantastic advice for the father of the bride speech and the advice can be applied to any wedding toast. The article covers everything from how to start, how to end, and even how to handle tricky family situations. The advice is compiled from a select group of ...
How to prepare for a speech by practicing sections individually
18-May / Keynote-Public Speaking Delivery / 0 COMMENTS
Once you’ve written your speech or presentation, your work isn’t over. You still need to practice it. Specific methods on how to prepare for a speech aren’t discussed as much as ways to structure a speech or calm your nerves before giving it. Some speakers try to practice their entire ...
Ghostwriting Services for Busy Leaders
17-May / 0 COMMENTS
Ghostwriting services are more common than many think. Think back to the last in-flight magazine you read. The CEO of the airline probably didn’t write the page-long welcome message. Did you read a fantastic article in Forbes by a top executive? They at least had an editor or thought-partner help ...
Public Speaking Courses: Please Vote
15-May / Powerpoint-Public Speaking Delivery-Question and Answer-Speech Writing / 0 COMMENTS
I am putting together a set of online public speaking courses but I need your help to determine which ones I do first. This will also help me keep my blogging on track as the content will run with the course. Each of the public speaking courses will contain video ...
Quantitative feedback for public speaking
03-Apr / 0 COMMENTS
Is there an app for that? For public speaking, now there is. Well, almost. There is a fascinating company based in Austin, Texas, called “Quantified Communications.” You send them a recording of your speech and they run it through an algorithm that looks at the speech’s content, your vocal delivery, ...