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Gettin Physical

In preparing to deliver one of your most impactful speeches you need to remember not just what you are saying, but also, the physical parts to the speech. What do I mean by physical? Movement – hand gestures, walking around the stage, eye contact and anything else you do with your body. Sometimes you can […]

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Top 10 Speaker Faux Pas to Avoid

In Lisa Braithwaite’s recent blog post, Lisa highlight a few “no nos” for speakers. I’ve incorporated her list into my “Top 10 Speaker Faux Pas to Avoid”: 1. Fidget 2. Reveal You Made a Mistake 3. Read the Slides 4. Deliver in Monotone 5. Mumble 6. “Like…like….um..um..like…um…..” 7. Go Over Your Alloted Time 8. Lack […]

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Nervous?

No script. Only 3 dress rehersals. Over 5000 people awaiting you to say just a few things to make or break you for the rest of the conference. You are the second presentation, following the Key Note and your CEO. No pressure, right? After my most recent, and probably largest “live” audience I have been […]