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Aug 28, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Record Yourself and Watch it 3 Times

 

Recording yourself on video used to be hard. But that’s not the case anymore. Nearly everyone has a powerful video camera in their pocket. There’s no reason not to use this tool to make yourself a better speaker. Record a rehearsal or presentation, and then...


Aug 21, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Don’t waste you first 10 seconds

 

When you go out on that stage you are a blank slate with the audience . They don’t know you. They’re not bored with you — yet. Now is when you have the best chance to grab their attention and interest.

 

So plan it out. Don’t leave your opening 10 seconds to...


Aug 14, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Take Action

 

The most important thing you can do as a speaker is to speak. Get one or two takes ready to go and then just focus on filling your calendar. Do whatever you can to book yourself solid. Get that stage time so you can get better.

 

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Aug 7, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Greet Audience Members Early

 

As much as practical, if you have time before your speech, meet some members of your audience. Greet them as they come in and sit down. This accomplishes a couple things.

 

First, it’s the start of a relationship with a new person. For part of your audience, you will no...