Steve Boyd

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October 4, 2017

Walking History: A Great Source

   A source for great speech content is the people who have lived several decades and have observed much history as it was made. I […]
August 21, 2017

Speaking with Specificity

When looking for a restroom on Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco recently, I was reminded of how important specificity is. We inquired of a sales […]
July 31, 2017

Pause Power

Sometimes the most important part of communication is not the words we use, but the space between the words. We need to learn to use […]
July 10, 2017

Careful with Statistics!

George Burns said “If you live to be one hundred, you’ve got it made. Very few people die past that age.” That is tongue in […]
May 1, 2017

Speech Coaching Made Easy

In a “Wizard of Id” cartoon, the first scene shows the king finishing a speech to his people. As the king leaves, his assistant says […]