I’m frequently asked, “Patricia, what mistakes do speakers make?” Always Make Friends with The Stage. If you’re speaking at a convention, go walk the stage the night before or early in the morning before anyone else is there. Make sure you know where you will be moving and transitioning. Look around, and make eye contact […]

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I am frequently asked, “What are the mistakes that speakers make?” One mistake is thinking that once you have prepared your content and have your PowerPoint ready, you’re done. No, you’re halfway done. Once you know exactly what you want to say and have it organized, and the visual presentation is prepared, get your presentation […]

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Great Advice…Act As Your Own Warm-Up Act I’m frequently asked, “Patricia, what are some of the mistakes that many speakers make?” One is not to act as your own warm-up act. Whenever it is appropriate, walk around and speak to the audience before you’re introduced and on stage.

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