Want to grow as a speaker? Look for inspiration! (March 2, 2009, 0) - In a previous reflection on presentation and public speaking, I mentioned how I’m looking for inspiring role models who can deliver effective presentations in person and remotely.
Role models are hugely important. Think about all the people you’ve heard speak, and then think of the ones you admired and who made an impact on you. Perhaps
Writer’s block? Read! (June 17, 2006, 0) - Clair shares a tip for writing even when you don’t feel like it:
Writing for a living has trained me to write anything – no matter what. But of course. it is tougher. Writing three blog entries a day and editing other people’s entries (grammar, etc) could be quite painful too.
How do I get
Dealing with presentation block (February 15, 2013, 0) - Every so often, I have to come up with a presentation topic. This is what happens when you know people who organize events and people know that you don’t mind speaking in public. Sometimes I even volunteer for this, and then I wonder why I do.
I rarely have a specific topic in mind when
Public speaker worried about losing control? Don’t have lectures – have conversations (October 9, 2009, 2) - Public speaking is the greatest fear people have, and losing control seems to be the greatest fear that public speakers have. Like the way that companies have to adapt to social media’s effects on brands, speakers have to adapt to the reactions that spread like wildfire through social tools, reaching people far outside the auditorium’s
Understanding how I’m changing as a speaker (December 21, 2012, 0) - As I was reading the transcript of my recent presentation on social media for hardware dealers and home improvement stores, I noticed a few things I don’t think I used to do before – or at least, not with this frequency. One of the great things about blogging and sharing my presentations through the years