Recently, my daughter Mary mentioned that she would like to begin speaking professionally. As an accomplished businesswoman and popular blogger, she was routinely on stage, but she was ready to turn pro. She asked for my help. As an amateur-turned-pro myself, I sat down and deconstructed how I got started. I emailed her a simple, […]
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We’re only two months away from the SCORRE Conference in Orlando, Florida, but you can still register TODAY and save $200. But first … Have you dreamed of being a speaker, writer, or powerful communicator? Do you have a message with the potential to change lives? Are you passionate about speaking in a way that […]
Perhaps you think you can’t do work you love and get paid for it. That’s what I used to think, too. Until someone showed me how to do both. I had always had a desire to have a great impact through speaking and writing. I just couldn’t figure out how to get paid for it—at […]
This is a guest post by Bryan Kelly. He lives in Chicago and interviews experts like Michael Hyatt, Chris Brogan, and Jeff Goins about presentation skills. You can watch his web show and follow him on Twitter. Regardless of your skill level, every platform builder can benefit from the six scientifically researched insights I’m about […]
I was invited to speak at Training Minds Camp in San Diego last week by Chris Jeub, father of sixteen children (seriously). The real story with Chris is his wife, Wendy, who used to be totally afraid of public speaking. Chris brought Wendy to The SCORRE Conference in 2012, and it has transformed her life. […]
I am on sabbatical for the next few weeks. While I am gone, I have asked some of my favorite bloggers to stand in for me. This is a guest post by Dan Miller. He is the author of 48 Days to the Work You Love. You can read his blog and explore his community […]
According to psychologists, most people have a greater fear of public speaking than of death. As someone who trains speakers professionally, I can attest this is true. It certainly was for me. Even after I had been speaking publicly for years, I still struggled with fear. Even when I was well-prepared. This happened nearly every […]
Three years ago I attended The SCORRE Conference for the first time. Even though I have been speaking professionally for years, this conference transformed my ability to deliver high-impact speeches.
Popular speaker Ken Davis shares the secrets he has learned about public speaking. This post also includes a special pre-promotion offer on The SCORRE Conference.
Delivering a powerful presentation takes more than words. Guest poster Brian Owen shares four lessons he learned from an acting coach.
Now that public speaking has become my primary focus, I thought it was time I revamped my Speaking page. I thought I would document the process here, in the event that you are thinking about “going pro.” This is the second of two posts.
Now that public speaking has become my primary focus, I thought it was time I revamped my Speaking page. I thought I would document the process here, in the event that you are thinking about “going pro.” This is the first of two posts.