How To Create More Humor For Your Speech

What is the best way to include relevant humor in your speech? One of the biggest challenges for speakers is crafting relevant humor for their speeches. Many make the mistake of inserting jokes, or telling funny stories simply to get a laugh. Although you get the...

Want to Plant a Speech Deep in Your Audience?

How to Bring Your Speech to Life I love metaphors in a speech. They create memorable images that leave a lasting impression. This weekend, I heard a speech evaluation that did just that. Rachel Brueggen, a local Toastmaster, was offering feedback to another speaker....

What Speaking Lessons Can You Learn From an Inaugural Speech?

NOTE: In the last year, any discussion related to politics became a source of contention. Unfortunately, I allowed this to impact the subjects of my writing about speech and public speaking. It kept me from sharing insight that could be helpful about the communication...

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