Monthly Archives: January 2011

Don’t Underestimate Your Audience

On Thursday, I had the opportunity to see Dan Vega speak at a one-day business bootcamp. There were several things he said that really stood out to me, but today I’m going to talk about this one: “So many speakers … Continue reading

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Feedback to Make Them Love You

By Featured Speaker Lily Iatridis Recently I wrote about using strategic questioning to get your audience creatively engaged during your speaking event. But what comes after they answer your questions? That’s also an integral part to relationship building with your … Continue reading

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Public Speaking Tip #5: Choose Content You’re Interested In

Back in 1994, I took a Television Production Workshop at Santa Rosa Junior College. To pass the class, I only needed to create one 7-minute video. I ended up producing a 27-minute introduction to Toastmasters, a quick skit video and … Continue reading

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Perfectionism Breeds Fear of Public Speaking

In the first video in my series of public speaking tips videos, I talked about how perfectionism can stop you from getting started in public speaking. But perfectionistic tendencies can do more than that. The desire to be perfect, to … Continue reading

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