How to Write a Graduation Speech (Graduation Speech Examples)

How to Write a Graduation Speech (Graduation Speech Examples)

Have you been asked to deliver a commencement speech? Or have you worked your butt off to become valedictorian or salutatorian, and now you have to deliver a graduation speech? In this post, we will cover one of the more challenging types of presentation creation: How...

Wedding Toast: How to Write a Wedding Toast

Wedding Toast: How to Write a Wedding Toast

Continuing in our series on how to design a presentation, in this episode, we will show you how to write a wedding toast. Over the years, I've had a few people come through our entire presentation training classes just to be able to not be terrified when they give a...

How to Write a Speech in Just a Few Simple Steps

How to Write a Speech in Just a Few Simple Steps

Looking for how to write a speech in a few simple steps? Over the last 20 years, our instructors have dissected thousands of speeches. In that time, we've been able to identify simple things that can easily make or break a presentation. We've assembled a simple,...

Start Your Own Public Speaking Company from Scratch

Start Your Own Public Speaking Company from Scratch

This is part five of a five-part series about how to start a public speaking career. In the past posts, we focused on how to use public speaking within your current career, both as an income stream and as marketing. We also covered a session on how to become a...

How to Persuade Your Audience in Five Minutes (or Less).

I was doing article research this week, and I came across a statement by a world-renowned public speaking coach that made me stop dead in my tracks. This coach was answering the question, "If I’ve only got five minutes for a speech, how do I get my key points across...

7 Fantastic Tips from Top Motivational Speakers

7 Fantastic Tips from Top Motivational Speakers

Be a More Inspirational Speaker-7 Fantastic Tips from Top Motivational Speakers Okay, so you may not want to be a motivational speaker (and live in a van down by the river). However, all of us, at one time or another, will want to be a more inspirational speaker....

We Help ESL Presenters Give Confident Presentations in English

We Help ESL Presenters Give Confident Presentations in English

I received a comment from a website visitor last week thanking me for the blog and asking if I would cover tips for ESL presenters (English as a Second Language). I was actually shocked to realize that in the last four years, we haven't written anything about this...