public speaking

April 2, 2024

Know Your Audience!

From 1869 to 1924, Russell Conwell delivered a speech, “Acres of Diamonds,” 6,152 times. With the money he earned, he helped establish Temple University. How […]
March 12, 2024

Cutting Out Cringey Comments

Some speakers use phrases which make me cringe because the implications of the words may be either insulting or misleading. Let’s look at a few […]
April 24, 2020

Let There Be Space

In his book, The Prophet, Kahil Gibran wrote, “Let there be spaces in your togetherness.”  Not only is this important in relationships in general, but […]
April 13, 2020

Make Each Word Count

Three elderly gentlemen were sitting together on a train out of London. The first one said, “This is Wembley.” The second one said, “No, this […]
February 5, 2018

You Don’t Say

As presenters, we are concerned with saying the right words, but what we choose not to say can be just as important. What we decide […]