One Easy Way To Alienate (Or Piss Off) Your Audience, And Guarantee Your Message ISN’T Heard

One Easy Way To Alienate (Or Piss Off) Your Audience, And Guarantee Your Message ISN’T Heard

“I know I’m over time, but I’ve got two more points I want to make.   ~ A common speaking refrain I was sitting in a room with about 100 other people. The speakers were sharing updates on various activities within our city. The final speaker was clearly over his...
How To Master the Spotlight: The Secret to Thriving Under Pressure!

How To Master the Spotlight: The Secret to Thriving Under Pressure!

“Pressure is what you feel only if you don’t know what you’re doing.” ~ Chuck Noll, Hall of Fame NFL coach Imagine you’re standing at the front of a room, about to deliver a key presentation to a room full of stakeholders. Expectations are high and...
Inspire Your Audience To Take Action With These Simple Steps

Inspire Your Audience To Take Action With These Simple Steps

Imagine the perfect presentation… What happens at the end? What if the audience rushed to the back of the room (or the chat box) to invest in your products and services? How would that impact them, and you? The art of moving audiences to action is similar to...
One Simple Trick To Increase Curiosity In Your Story

One Simple Trick To Increase Curiosity In Your Story

Bluma Zeigarnik, circa 1921 It’s 2008. I’m a Certified Financial Planner, presenting a retirement planning workshop to 49 successful business women. Five minutes into my presentation, a woman named Leslie stands up, and asks a question that will eventually change the...