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SpeakerByte #62: Wait til you see the white of their eyes

Want to set yourself apart from the crowd? Whether in a conference room, board room or main stage, turn and face your audience, greet them with a smile, and make every effort not to speak until you can see the … Continue reading

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SpeakerByte #61: Button Up

Men — want to know the secret to looking trim, confident and well dressed? Simple: button your jacket! While no one may criticize your open jacket, buttoning up enhances your credibility and presence. Just look at Jay Leno, David Letterman … Continue reading

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SpeakerQuote: Discovering Your Audience

“By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.” ~Christopher Columbus Recalling our school days, Christopher Columbus was a Spanish – Italian navigator who sailed westward across the Atlantic Ocean searching for … Continue reading

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SpeakerQuestion: How do I go about concluding a Q&A discussion?

All too often, a question and answer session ends with the speaker or emcee saying: OK, we are out of time No more questions, let’s move on Well, that’s it Consider using these two tips next time you facilitate Q&A: … Continue reading

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Top Blog Posts

In case you missed them, here are the top 3 most popular posts over the past 30 days. Please share your insights… Speaker be-Aware: Speaking in the 21st Century Engage Your Audience with Pecha Kucha Speaker Tips to Help Set … Continue reading

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SpeakerByte #58: Focus on Intention NOT Precision

After investing the time and energy to clarify and organize your message, it can be tempting to want to be precise in what you say; wanting to use the exact words or phrases you agonized over when crafting your message.  … Continue reading

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Segue Lessons on a Segway Tour

Visitors to Raleigh, NC who want a novel and fun tour of the historic district have the option of site-seeing via a Segway. Recently, while entertaining some out-of-town guests, we decided to take advantage of this delightful opportunity. When the … Continue reading

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