Bill owned a car dealership in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He was also active in a number of civic associations and did lots of media performances and presentations. He saw an article on my presentation coaching in the local newspaper and called me up. As a result, I began to work with him. He had a […]
How to unlock your true self and speak from the heart on all stages of your life?
The “Double Extreme” technique.
Here’s an example of how I’ve used this tool myself.
I was asked to be the featured speaker for a combined group of Toastmaster clubs on the East Coast of the United States. In front of the […]
Next time you are at work, when you are alone with yourself for a moment, feel what it is like to embrace silence for roughly ten seconds. Silence… Sometimes making contact is even more engaging in the silence than in speaking, having to put on a show. Many of us are completely untrained in this.
Today I attended a sales & marketing Superconference in my home town of Melbourne – with a wealth of inspiring speakers and presenters from all over the world.
During one of the breaks in a small circle of peers, a developing speaker asked me: “What tips can you give me, I don’t get up much on […]
A client I was assisting to create short 3 minute videos of the best of his work asked me, “What to do when I pause in front of a live audience and feel uncomfortable in the silence? What to do?”
I suggested that he would do well to guide the group listening to him with a […]
How Fears Of Public Speaking Manifest (and what we can do about it)
Having a fear of public speaking is incredibly common. Some studies have even found that up to a quarter of all people are more scared of speaking in front of an audience than they are of death.
Public speaking, however, can be an effective […]