public speaking

Speech Tip: Nervous?

Speech Tip: Nervous? I am. And there’s nothing wrong with that. A client is giving a speech tomorrow. He’s giving someone an award for a year of great service, and with it, thanks for a great 15 years. The client wants to knock it out of the park. I think I wrote a great speech […]

Speech Tip: Avoid PowerPoint

Speech Tip: Avoid PowerPoint Jeff Bezos doesn’t like PowerPoint in presentations. Neither do I. Why not? They distract the audience and the speaker. It is as simple as that. That’s not even getting into the design question — so many aren’t done well. Too many words, too complex of a message (charts that are more […]

Public Speaking: Book Me

Those of you who follow me on LinkedIn know that I’m emphasizing public speaking. The quick gist is below, but for the full shebang, please check out my public speaking page Public Speaking: Keynotes, Workshops, Breakout Sessions * Clarity of Message. How to speak efficiently. * Confidence Building. Your audience wants to hear from you. […]