Speech topics matter!

Great Speech Topics and Bad Speech Topics – Choose Yours Wisely!

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I see a lot of coaches, consultants, and experts obsess over finding the right “idea worth spreading,” title, and persuasive presentation description. And that’s not a bad thing. But first, if we want to get booked to speak (or train), we need to ensure that the underlying speech topics we are building our presentation on aligns with our business goals …

How to Create Catchy Presentation Titles

How to Create Catchy Presentation Titles

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I love words. And unfortunately, when I started out as a speaker, my presentation titles were stuffed full of them. While there is not one formula for how to create catchy presentation titles to capture the attention of companies and event organizers, using too many words is a surefire way for your pitches and speaking submissions to land in a …

use your voice

Use Your Voice to Create Opportunities for Others

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I’m often asked how I wound up speaking at the United Nations during the Commission on the Status of Women. The answer is simple—a graduate of my Your Spotlight Talk program recommended me. One of my juiciest corporate speaking and consulting contracts came from another alum of that same program. Curious about how I get interviewed on CNN with a …

Book TEDx Talks with these keynote speaker tips.

These Ladies Booked TEDx Talks (With These Keynote Speaker Tips!)

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There is no greater source of pride than when someone in one of your programs emails you to say, “I booked a speaking gig!” When that person is a member of your first DIY virtual speaker training program, (and used your keynote speaker tips) and the gig she booked was a TEDx talk… well, that’s even sweeter. Varelie Croes, the …