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Nov 23, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Be Your True and Honest Self

 

We talk a lot about authenticity because it matters. And while it may seem daunting, it can actually make things easier. When you don’t try to fake it, you don’t waste brain cycles and energy trying to maintain a façade.

 

There are 3 questions to ask yourself when you...


Oct 23, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Earn your Confidence

 

If you project confidence on stage your audience is more likely to believe you. If you are confident, you’ll feel less nervous getting up to speak.

 

Confidence doesn’t come for free, though. You have to earn it. And you earn it by doing to work — by planning, editing,...


Oct 2, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Know 3 Stories

 

While it’s helpful to have lots of stories at your disposal, there are three types that will help you in speeches, job interviews and client interactions.  They are Underdog, Authority, and Fixer.

 

The Underdog story is the story of where you came from. It’s the obstacles life put in...


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...


Jul 31, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Fuel your body properly

 

Our bodies react differently to different foods, and to maximize our performance, we need to consume the appropriate fuel for the results we want.

 

That means, first of all, hydrate. That was also the very first tip in the very first episode of 2-Minute Talk Tips. But it goes...