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Feb 26, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Scientist-Philosopher-Author


To grow as a speaker, develop your path along 3 aspects. This is a framework you can use immediately to become more effective quickly.   You have to be a scientist, a philosopher, and an author.


Be a scientist and conduct experiments in your preparation and on stage. Figure...

Feb 19, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Seek out Vulnerability



Vulnerability can be a powerful element in your speaking. Being vulnerable doesn't mean your weak. It's about having the confidence to acknowledge how you can grow today and how you have grown in the past. Allowing yourself to be vulnerable helps the audience connect with the...

Feb 12, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Evaluate and Connect


Create a scoring sheet for your audience members, and ask them to complete in at the end of the talk. In the Learning and Development field, we call these smile sheets, and they are the first step in figuring out if training is effective.


In a speaking context, they can be a little...

Feb 5, 2019

2-Minute Tip: Be Authentic


Present in a way that is true to yourself. Your content needs to resonate with you first, or it won't resonate with your audience. When you can share a message that you are on board with, you can convincingly tell your story and you have the best opportunity to move your audience to take the...