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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 […]
November 4, 2013

Keeping Records of Your Presentations

If you are a serious speaker who addresses your department staff or your sales force on a regular basis you want to keep track of […]
June 7, 2012

Speaking From the Overflow

A question I’m often asked about preparing a speech is, “How do I know when I am ready to speak?” One way of determining your […]
January 18, 2012

Find It in an Obituary!

Great sources for new material in your next presentation can come from unusual places–such as obituaries! I’ve always sought to find in nonfiction books original […]