Be the Speaker You’ve Always Wanted to Be

We want to share a post by Ken Davis about the upcoming SCORRE™ Conference. It is truly incredible each year to experience how SCORRE™ impacts the lives and careers of our attendees. No matter what you do for a living, if you desire to communicate more powerfully and more effectively you should consider attending SCORRE™. Continue reading to hear what our attendees have had to say about SCORRE™ over the years…

Episode 011: The Importance of Light and Sound [Part 2]

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In Episode 011 Ken Davis, Brian Scheer and Matt Brady return to discuss the important role that light and sound play in your career as a speaker.

4 Technical Aspects of Communication Every Speaker Must Understand

Author Dan Marlow

I recently sat through a presentation that left me wishing I had made a different decision about attending that particular event. This particular day was a reminder that an otherwise great speech can be destroyed by a speaker’s failure to pay attention to the technical part of communication.

You work hard on your presentation. Hopefully, you are passionate about your subject matter. So give your message its best opportunity to be heard by ensuring that these 4 technical aspects of your communication are covered. Nobody else will do it for you.

Episode 010: The Importance of Light and Sound [Part 1]

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In Episode 010 Ken Davis, Brian Scheer and Matt Brady discuss the important role that light and sound play in your career as a speaker.

Corporate Communications: Avoid Three Debilitating Traps

Author Curtis O. Fletcher

The forecast said the year ahead would be a good one. At the annual kickoff-the-year-all-company-meeting the senior sales exec gave a rousing speech about the specific product lines that would be the tip of the spear for growth in the coming year. He had great market research, forecast and pipeline data, and competitive analysis to bolster his strategy. He wanted the troops to get excited. The meeting finished on a high note and there was an excited buzz in the room as the folks disbanded. It seemed the speech had done the trick, until the following day.

Episode 009: Featuring Bob Stromberg [Part 2]

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Storytelling and Why You Should Rehearse Everything

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In Episode 009 Bob Stromberg joins us again – this time to discuss the art of storytelling.

Episode 008: Featuring Bob Stromberg [Part 1]

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Accepting Opportunities with Eyes Wide Open and Getting Out of Practice

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In Episode 008 Bob Stromberg joins us to discuss how traveling with a successful off-broadway show can affect your momentum as a stand-alone speaker.

The Power of Story [Part 2] Experiential Learning

Author Curtis O. Fletcher

We were preparing to meet with several executives to discuss matters most serious and teasingly technical.

On the one side of the discussion were those of us who wanted to allow a “guest log in” feature to our web site that would allow known users to begin conducting business without having to formally identify themselves.

On the other side of the discussion was the party that wanted known customers to continue to have to provide their customer number. Something every customer had, few knew, and even fewer ever used for anything other than logging in to the web site.

On our side we had numbers, good numbers, interesting numbers. On their side they had numbers, numbers I wanted to call bad, but couldn’t.

Episode 007: Featuring Dan Miller

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Finding Your Calling, Creating Multiple Streams of Income and Blending Wisdom with Passion

Thanks for tuning in to the Art and Business of Public Speaking! In Episode 007 Ken Davis and Dan Miller discuss finding your calling, how you can create multiple streams of income and blending wisdom with passion.