Monthly Archives: August 2013


Updated Schedule for CONCEPTS | CONTENT | COACHING Webinars

Below is the updated schedule for my ongoing series of free webinars on achieving a greater return from every speaking opportunity. Each session will be an hour long and will focus on one of the 3-Cs of successful speeches and presentations: COACHING – Thursday, September 5 at 10:00 am CDT Effective preparation and rehearsal Speaking with confidence Pacing and dynamics...



Free Webinar: Great Speeches Start With Great Content

Join me this Thursday, August 22nd at 2:00 pm CDT for Part 2 of my CONCEPTS | CONTENT | COACHING webinar series. We’ll  discuss my successful techniques for developing more effective content for speeches or presentations and focus on creating audience-connecting experiences through your messages, structure and media. Email me at for additional information and to reserve your spot. The third part of the series on COACHING is...



The First Step to Better Speeches and Presentations

Here’s a sure-fire way to develop more meaningful and effective speeches and presentations: stop creating them in PowerPoint. Now, I’m not saying to never use PowerPoint (or any other media) for visual support, but rather just don’t use the program to conceptualize and write your speech. Everyone and every presentation is unique. That means that every speaking opportunity must be approached in...