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Aug 28, 2018

2-Minute Tip

 

Influencing dozens or hundreds or thousands of people can be intimidating. That's a lot of work, and it's a lot of minds to change. So how do you do that when the public speaking jitters start rattling your stomach? Don't.

 

Think about influencing one person in your audience, instead. Then that person...


Aug 21, 2018

2-Minute Tip: Make Eye Contact

 

Making eye contact with your audience is a great way to show them that you care and are interested in their success. It's much more effective than looking down and a script or shuffling note cards around.

 

Bonus Tip: Watch the Air Quality

 

Before you go someplace to speak, check the...


Aug 14, 2018

 

2-Minute Tip: Write it Down

 

In the run up to a talk, our minds can go all over the place. Thoughts come and go, and it can get pretty loud inside our heads. It becomes hard to focus on what we need to do and to be present like we ought to be to maximize our success.

 

One way to deal with this is to write down all...


Aug 7, 2018

2-Minute Tip: Use a Checklist

Everyday, thousands of airline pilots around the world pull out the same task list them read hundred or thousands of times and it out loud to their colleague. Even though they have the whole thing memorized by now, they still refer back to that list to nearly guarantee they don't forget...