Speech Tip: I’d Like to Get to Know You (Let’s Have a Conversation)

Speech Tip: Speaking Better by Running

Speech Tip: Speaking Better by Running Here’s the scene: It is a few days before your speech. Maybe you are nervous. Why? Maybe you had a lot going at work. that happens. Maybe you didn’t sleep enough. Quit the late night espresso, OK? At any rate, you just can’t get it together. Exercise will help. […]

Speech Tip: How To Hold a Microphone

Speech Tip: How To Hold a Microphone It is a simple thing, isn’t it? Hold the microphone near your mouth and talk? Well, it is something like that, but there is a way of doing it more effectively. We have all stood in front of the mirror with a hair brush and did the rock […]

Speech Tip: Creative Work

Speech Tip: Creative Work As you write, be creative. And be ready to sweat. Don’t romanticize creativity. It is hard work. It is looking in places others don’t look. It is struggling to see if there are connections others have missed. It is trying things which more than likely will fail hoping for the one […]

Blog on Writing and Creativity

Anthony Trendl’s Blog on Writing and Creativity I’d like you to know I maintain another blog focused on writing and creativity. Below are some recent posts. Love Your Life, Taste Every Morning America, I Love You Dean Spanley Review Happy Father’s Day! Having Artists as Parents Visions of a Snowy Morning Respected Writers Who Were […]

Speech Tip: Cheap Talk (Take Action)

Speech Tip: Cheap Talk (Take Action) We often hear, “Talk is cheap.” Talk isn’t cheap if you put value on it. Oftentimes, a speechwriter is involved in inspiring people. People expect something pithy from us. We try to deliver, but the greatest speeches aren’t from podiums. A powerful form of speech is the sort that […]