Tag Archives: public speaking

5 Rules for a Knock Out Speech!

I was the speaker at an event last week for a financial firm. One of those Q4 kickoff deals. It’s always great to be part of an initiative to help sales producers (in this case financial advisors) give it everything for the last and final round. Elbows in, you win! There was a lot planned […]

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The Personal Touch

OK, this never happens! It’s time to administer the final exam to my public speaking class. Of course, there’s nervous energy and tension in the room. A student that I’m going to call Jingying (because that’s her name) asks if she can say something to the entire class. Jingying is the shy, quiet type, so […]

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How to Accept Feedback

A college student in a recent public speaking class I was teaching hated me. Hated me a lot. Hated me so much, in fact, that throughout class she pouted, looked downward, and refused to participate. Being a few years older than most of the other students in class, it was great that she was back […]

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What is the Best Way to Grow Your Business?

Delivering a killer seminar – hands down! Can you think of a better way to showcase your skills, value, smarts, and market your business? Seminars work even better if you have an audience! People that actually want to listen to you, learn from you, work with you, refer you, and even invite others to your […]

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