Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Stories of our Lives

Posted on March 28, 2016 in Presentation Tips and Tricks

The Stories of our Lives

The Stories of our Lives As a speaking coach, I often hear, “I don’t have any interesting or compelling stories to tell like you do, Katherine.” I smile inwardly, if not outwardly, every time because the truth is most great stories that speakers use to make their presentations memorable and land their message firmly inRead More

You Can Learn to Tell Great Stories

Posted on March 21, 2016 in Presentation Tips and Tricks

You Can Learn to Tell Great Stories

I think most of us struggle to come up with stories for our lectures. We know stories are the key to getting our audience engaged, but we don’t know what stories to tell or how to tell them in a compelling way.

The Chunking Method: From Chaos to Clarity for your Message

Posted on March 14, 2016 in Presentation Tips and Tricks

From Chaos to Clarity for your Message

In last week’s blog we went through the brainstorming process and ended up with piles of notecards. We laid them all out and sorted them into stacks based upon an ever evolving set of criteria.

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Brainstorming Tips For Writing A Talk That Matters

Posted on March 7, 2016 in Presentation Tips and Tricks

Brainstorming Tips For Writing A Talk That Matters

This month I’m going to focus on how to actually write a talk that matters. We’ve talked about making sure we start with our “Why” (our core driving purpose), understanding that our goal is to equip our audience with the tools they need to go out and be amazing, and then focusing that into ONERead More

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