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September 19, 2016
Your Speech? Go With What Brung Ya!

Your Speech? Go With What Brung Ya!

One of my early mentors was Robert Henry who was not only a masterful speaker but also a genuinely good person. He always had great […]
August 22, 2016
public speaking tips panning for gold

Panning for Gold: Looking for Speaking Nuggets

Of the several reasons to arrive at my speaking room early, my main reason is to chat with audience members. My agenda is to find […]
July 25, 2016
Speak for the Ear

Speak for the Ear

As William Norwood Brigance once said, “A speech is not an essay on its hind legs.” We must prepare a speech for the ear, not […]
July 1, 2016
Seven Steps to a Dynamic Presentation

Seven Steps to a Dynamic Presentation

In the Bible, the number seven is identified with something being “finished” or “complete.” We might say the same thing about a dynamic presentation. Here […]
June 1, 2016
The Art of the AD LIB

The Art of the Ad Lib

The lights go out. Your microphone starts popping. Dishes go crashing. These are all situations we do not normally prepare for when getting ready for […]