15 Poignant Public Speaking Quotes

Public speaking’s importance cannot be understated. Without communication skills, your chances to advance in your career, and life, would be severely reduced. Despite being dreaded, public speaking is an essential skill to learn in order to motivate, persuade, and inform others. Our infographic shares some quotes on public speaking that can help bring your own Read more about 15 Poignant Public Speaking Quotes[…]

Speak To The Top: Growing Your Thought Leadership With Public Speaking

Becoming known as an expert in your field is a surefire way to stand out among your competitors. Expertise builds trust in potential clients and builds a loyal following of customers. But building this following can be tricky. Here’s how to go about it by engaging in public speaking: Why Is Public Speaking Important for Read more about Speak To The Top: Growing Your Thought Leadership With Public Speaking[…]

Keep the Momentum: Grow Your Skills and Expand Your Reach as a Public Speaker

Well, we’ve reached the last installment of this Becoming a Great Public Speaker series. In these blog entries (part 1, part 2 & part 3), I’ve shared my tips on how to get started as a public speaker. I’m very excited for you to see what I have planned for you next! But first, I Read more about Keep the Momentum: Grow Your Skills and Expand Your Reach as a Public Speaker[…]

Using Storytelling to Stir your Audience’s Hearts

We’ve reached part 3 of my series on becoming a great public speaker. I’m going to start this week’s article with a short history lesson that explains the power of storytelling. ( Part 1 – Mindset, Part 2 – Body Language)  I want you to imagine an early civilization. Take your mind far back in time, Read more about Using Storytelling to Stir your Audience’s Hearts[…]

Adding Motion to the Mix Makes Your Good Speech Great

Welcome back to my series on how to become a great public speaker! In part 1 of this series, I shared how important it is to choose a topic that you are passionate about. Choosing a topic that inspires you makes it so much easier for you to inspire your audience with your words. This Read more about Adding Motion to the Mix Makes Your Good Speech Great[…]

24 Experts On How To Become A Great Public Speaker

Most people dread going on stage and being in the spotlight. However, public speaking can be one of the most rewarding and exhilarating experiences in your life. Our 24 experts are hustlers, thought-leaders and professional speakers who have been invited to speak to audiences around the world and in this infographic they share their best tips and mindset on Read more about 24 Experts On How To Become A Great Public Speaker[…]

Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Great Public Speaker?

Yes, you do. And I’ll explain why. When I tell people that I’m a professional public speaker and communications coach, they sometimes say, “Oh, I could never do that —I’d be too nervous” or “I hate giving speeches; I never know what to say.” I can understand why people might feel this way. Many people Read more about Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Great Public Speaker?[…]

How Sara Blakely used Public Speaking to Gain 2K Instagram Followers

Sara Blakely, the founder of SPANX, joined social media 5 weeks ago (Instagram to be more exact) and at the MA Conference for Women in the span of 10 minutes, she gained 2K new followers. Wait…what? Can I do this too!? Here’s my breakdown of how she did it through the influence of public speaking Read more about How Sara Blakely used Public Speaking to Gain 2K Instagram Followers[…]

How To Mesmerize Your Audience — Public Speaking Tips from Inbound 2016

Have you ever experienced a keynote or presentation that you couldn’t stop thinking about? At Inbound 2016 there were 100+ breakout sessions (very honored to be one of them!), keynotes from top thought leaders and interviews with celebrities. However, the keynote presentation given by the Co-Founders of HubSpot, Brian Halligan and Dharmesh Shah blew me Read more about How To Mesmerize Your Audience — Public Speaking Tips from Inbound 2016[…]