Category: High-stakes Meetings

 

Strengthen Your Leadership Skills with an Executive Speech Coach

I’m sure I speak for all my fellow executive speech coaches when I say that our biggest competition isn’t from one another, but from no one at all. Today’s senior and rising executives know that the better they communicate their vision, beliefs and ideas, the more successful they will be as leaders. But why do so many of them accept...

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Tips to Prepare for an Executive Committee Presentation

You are scheduled to present to your organization’s top leadership. It may be a quarterly update, a status report on an ongoing project or a response to a new development in the marketplace. But whether this is your first executive committee presentation or your hundredth, it’s an incredible opportunity to make a meaningful impact on both the business and your...

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How to Work with a Speech Coach

Improving your performance as a speaker is about continually advancing your skills. Simply put, if you’re not getting better, you’re likely getting worse. Choosing to work with an executive speech coach is a great way to gain new insights and approaches to developing and delivering more effective speeches and presentations. Here are a few tips on how to make the...

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Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

For nearly all of us, regardless of how many times we’ve spoken in public, we still experience the same nervousness and anxiety before we address an audience. This is very common, and very normal. It’s what all speakers experience to one degree or another. But, if not addressed, this fear of public speaking will significantly impact your ability to perform...

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How a Speech Coach Measures Performance

You want to be a better public speaker. Maybe it’s to help you provide clearer leadership to your team or to better engage with your customers. Or, maybe it’s to take advantage of a moment in the spotlight to advance your career. So, you’ve made the choice to improve your performance. Now what? I believe careful assessment, both self-assessment and...

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