Show#22-“A Mediocre Speaker?”

Good Speaker, Mediocre Speaker, Bad Speaker?

No Speaker wants to be a Mediocre Speaker! But is case that is your goal, which I admit is kinda ridiculous, our “Guest Host” introduces us to 5 steps you can take to ensure you accomplish that goal. 

Now seriously, that’s probably not what you want, but are your skills and techniques in danger of… [Read More]

Note Cards @ TED

Michael Specter is a staff writer for the New Yorker. In this Presentation at TED, he demonstrates a Performance of Speaking technique that I strongly suggest you consider. Instead of Reading a Speech, or continually referring to[Read More]

Show#21- “Rehearse for Success”

Practise, Practise, Practise – a Key to Success~

A major part of Your Presentation is “Self-Presentation.” Success with this challenge doesn’t happen by accident, but by focused design. Many of the same skills used by professional PERFORMERS can be learned and used by You. Let’s take a look at…… [Read More]

Read a Speech @ Princeton University

Jeff Bezos of amazon.com, delivers an address at Princeton University. As you watch him read his speech, let’s watch for several training points that can benefit all of us.

1.  Although he is talking about personal events from his childhood, he delivers his Speech with constant reference to his speech pages on the lectern. Here is a classic example of “Reading a Speech” and illustrates why you should avoid this delivery choice… [Read More]