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
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.
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.
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