Presentation Tip – Are You Making This Common Rehearsal Mistake?

Presentation Tip – Are You Making This Common Rehearsal Mistake?

A Common Presentation Rehearsal Mistake Imagine you’re practicing a presentation. Five minutes into your rehearsal, you get interrupted.   After dealing with the interruption, you go back to your talk. Where do you restart your practice?   If you’re like most people,...
Use These Questions to Connect With Your Audience

Use These Questions to Connect With Your Audience

Why Use Questions to Connect? A common challenge for most presenters is how to capture their best ideas that will quickly gain audience attention. An obvious reason for this is that people are easily distracted today. We must capture their attention with our first...

How to Make Audiences Think ‘I Want That’ Every Time You Speak

How to Create Impact Every Time You Speak. Want to compel audiences to seek you out after you speak? Then use the sixth and final step of scriptwriter Michael Hauge’s proven storytelling process. The formula introduces: The Setup in which you introduce a...

The Magic Number for Public Speaking Success

A Simple Lesson From the World Championship of Public Speaking It was the night before the World Championship of Public Speaking. If you’re not familiar with this competition, think American Idol for speakers. It’s an annual contest hosted by Toastmasters...

Create Deeper Connection in Your Story

“In your story, give listeners the emotional experience of working with your company or your product — and succeeding!” ~ Michael Hauge In the last two blogs, you read about the first two steps of Michael Hauge’s story creation process:   1. Talk about the...

Speak Confidently to Increase Your Impact and Influence

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