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Why You're a Professional Speaker . . . and How to Be Successful

Apr 21, 2019 by Gary Genard

If you speak in business, you're a 'professional speaker.' Here's how to use that power to persuade and move stakeholders. read more »

Event Planning: How to Hire the Best Keynote Speaker

Apr 14, 2019 by Gary Genard

Looking for that extra spark for your conference, annual meeting, or retreat? For event planning, here's how to hire the best keynote speaker. read more »

Are You Committing this Mistake Even Brilliant Speakers Make?

Apr 07, 2019 by Gary Genard

You can be an expert and not give an engaging speech! Here's how to avoid committing this mistake even brilliant speakers make.  read more »

Start Strong!  — Give Your Audience a Greeting They'll Remember

Mar 31, 2019 by Gary Genard

Do you know how to start a speech successfully? You might need to power up your opening! Here's how to give your audience a greeting they'll remember. read more »

How to Be Persuasive If You're a Data Scientist

Mar 24, 2019 by Gary Genard

Do you need to convey critical data to convince a client? Learn how to tell an effective story! Here's how to be persuasive if you're a data scientist. read more »

The 5 Best Reasons Why Public Speaking Is Important

Mar 17, 2019 by Gary Genard

Image by Armi Lafiniarivo from Pixabay  Social media can be effective, but how much does it matter to communicate live and in person? Here are the 5 best reasons why public speaking is vital ... read more »

How to Get an Audience to Share What You're Feeling

Mar 10, 2019 by Gary Genard

Do you want to deliver information to audiences, or provide them with an emotional experience? Here's how to get an audience to share what you're feeling. read more »

How to Think on Your Feet: Two Exercises for Speaking Under Pressure

Mar 03, 2019 by Gary Genard

Whether you're pitching an idea or facing tough Q & A, public speaking requires thinking on your feet. Here's how to up your game when you're under pressure! read more »

Memorizing Your Speech . . . Should You or Shouldn't You?

Feb 24, 2019 by Gary Genard

Memorizing your speech . . .  should you or shouldn't you? Here's the surprising truth about when memorization helps you nail a presentation! read more »

How to Make a Winning Pitch to Investors

Feb 17, 2019 by Gary Genard

Are you pitching to angels, venture capital firms, or other private funding sources? Here's the one public speaking skill you need to make a winning pitch to investors.  read more »

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