Your ability to engage an audience is more than just a technique; it’s a disciplined approach that weaves together various elements to create a captivating experience. Following up from part one The Power of Your Opening – Unleash the Potential of the First 30 Seconds, discussed 5 opening techniques from my recent book with Darren […]

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Rehearsal is the secret sauce to a memorable presentation that will leave your audience buzzing with excitement and wanting more! Don’t even think about skipping this crucial step – it’s the ultimate key to unlocking your full potential as a speaker. Step 1: Embrace the Power of Rehearsals Once you’ve fine-tuned your talk, it’s showtime! […]

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When you deliver a presentation, have a conversation with senior management, or network in your professional community do you sound intelligent, powerful, polished, articulate, and confident? To sound more intelligent: Pace your words, speaking just a bit more slowly to allow yourself time to select the most appropriate vocabulary and to give the impression of […]

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Are you ready to take your presentations to the next level and captivate your audience from the very beginning? One surefire way to make a memorable impact is by incorporating interesting statistics and little-known facts into your opening. In this article, we will explore a brilliant example of how industry expert Lisa Poole used these […]

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My speech coaching clients frequently hear me say, “Are you going to do it, or kind of do it? Remember, you do not kind of or sort of do anything.” Even seasoned executives who should know better, use these weak words and phrases. Often, I believe they are attempting to sound humble. However, it only […]

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