It’s not necessary for the whole world to know who you are to be a highly successful speaker. You only need the right people to know who you are. In other words, you need to become a strategically micro-famous speaker.
I recently watched a video by Josee Brisebois all about what to wear when speaking on stage. I’ve talked about this before, but she went into a lot more detail. In this post, I’m going to share some of her tips and expand upon them for when your stage is virtual.
There is always evidence of a poor public speaker. Sometimes it is so obvious the speaker is practically booed off the stage. But sometimes it is more subtle. They get the job done, but not very well. Since you are reading this article, I think it is a safe assumption […]
The most important skill a public speaker can develop and nurture is making a connection with the audience. In fact, Featured Speaker Jeffrey Gitterman says it is one of the critical skills. “If you want to be a great speaker, you want to create a connection between you and the audience that is at a much deeper level than you can get with PowerPoints and video and cool little gimmicks.”
If you want to have a successful speaking career, learning how to be charismatic is something you should seriously consider. Charismatic speakers command a larger platform, get more speaking gigs, and build more successful businesses. The good news is that you don’t need to be born with this ambiguous term because it is a learnable skill.
The most talked-about storytelling benefit is that it helps your audience connect with you and your topic. It helps them understand your message more clearly and, often, in a more deeply personal way. But did you know that another storytelling benefit is that it can help you remember your speech?
Your podcast won’t be complete without the right audio editing software. In this post, I share the top tools you can use to edit your podcast episodes so they sound professional. These applications can also be used to edit audio for audiobooks, audio downloads, and more.