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Jan 29, 2019

2-Minute Tip -- Tell a story to Open


The beginning of a talk is when you have the maximum audience attention. Don't squander it welcomes, thank yous, and introductions. Instead, tell a story to engage your audience at the very start.


Think about a band coming out on stage. They don't start with banter. They go right...

Jan 22, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Increase Attendance Retention with a Take Away


One challenge with webinars and live sessions is keeping folks around until the end, especially if the material is on the dry side. To help folks stick around, let them know that at the end you'll have a give-away for them.


It could be something as simple...

Jan 15, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Go the Extra Mile


To create the life you want, go the extra mile every day in 3 separate ways.


First, go the extra mile for your health. What can you do today to live a more healthful life that you might be inclined not to do? Is it eating less junk? Getting a little more exercise? Tending to a nagging...

Jan 8, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Make Eye Connection


Look them in the eye and make strong eye contact. It helps to make the audience feel more comfortable. To make that connection, though you need to hold the eye connection for 4-6 seconds. They will feel you are conversing with them rather than talking at them.


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Jan 1, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Watch Yourself on Fast Forward


I met speaking coach and entrepreneur Emily Messner (AKA Sleevs) on the JoCo Cruise earlier this year and she told me about this tip.


Gestures are a complicated thing for many folks. Your gestures may or may not feel natural, but it's hard to tell how they look. We're not...