Posted: December 7, 2018
A few years ago, I got a panicked call from a client, “I have been asked to develop a talk on a whole new subject and I really want to do well. But I’m not sure how to even get started!”
Posted: November 30, 2018
Posted: November 9, 2018
If the key to significance is delivering clarity, then how do you get to clarity? In my book Formulate A Winning Presentation, I lay out 9 steps. 1-3 set the framework and then 4-7 hone your content.
Posted: November 2, 2018
Posted: October 26, 2018
“How many slides should I have for an X hour talk?”
Posted: October 19, 2018
JoAn Majors, CSP is one of the most gifted speakers I’ve ever heard. She has the ability to connect with an audience so well that they each think she is speaking directly with them. They laugh, they cry, and they LEARN. JoAn could deliver a two-day program at the drop of a hat. But ask her to speak for 2 hours, and she really has to do some critical thinking.
Posted: October 12, 2018
The easy answer is YES! A few years ago, I sat in a lecture on the materials used for dental fillings. The speaker got into the chemical compounds of each material, how they half-life of certain molecules interfered with blah blah blah… and as I looked around, no one could follow this speaker, nor knew what to do with the information.
Posted: October 5, 2018
Earlier this summer I was coming out of a session at SCN (Speaking Consulting Network) and overheard someone saying, “my brain hurts!”. It turns out that this is an actual phenomenon. Our little 3-pound brain burns through energy when we are learning and there comes a point when we can sustain that level of energy.
Posted: August 31, 2018
Synonyms for CLARITY include:
Posted: August 24, 2018
One of my clients is a brilliant doctor. She is at the forefront of her area of expertise and keeps current with all the published research.