The single most important action you can take to become a more effective public speaker? Before you give a speech, practice it out loud, on your feet, as though you were in front of a live audience.
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You can take your speaking t the next level. One of the best ways to do this is by attending the Dynamic Communicators Workshop on May 2–5. I’ll be there. Will you?
My friend Ken Davis is a world-class professional speaker and speech coach. Recently, he gave me some very specific suggestions I could use to improve a speech he had heard me give. Here are my notes.
Why do books have “running heads”? This is where publishers put the title of the book on every other page, usually alternating with the chapter title. Comedian Brian Regan asks, “Why?”
I am really excited about our Caribbean Cruise for Creatives on April 2–7, 2011. We still have a few slots available, and I would love for you to join us. At the bottom of this post, I will tell you how to sign up and get the opportunity to pitch your book to Alice Sullivan, […]
You are invited to participate in the Recreate Cruise 2011 with Randy and Chris Elrod, Pete Wilson, Ken Davis, and me. This is an opportunity to spend a week learning, loving, and laughing.
If you are an author—or want to become one—you need to seriously consider ramping up your speaking career. This is particularly important for non-fiction authors. However, it is important for most fiction authors, too.
Last spring I attended the Professional Communicators Summit in Nashville, Tennessee. The conference is designed to assist leaders in either starting a professional speaking career or taking it to the next level. This is a fantastic resource, and one I want to encourage you to make plans now to attend. The next conference is March 18-20, 2010.