Why Speaking is Like an Exotic Sports Car

Public speaking is like caring for an exotic sports car. What?? Picture an expensive, high performance automobile. It has the potential to drive fast, with great power. Take care of it and it can consistently create a memorable experience. Ignore it, or put...

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....