F is for Focus

We continue with our alphabet of terms for great speaking. Focus. When we speak in a focused way, all our energy works toward the same end–getting our message across. Our thoughts, our words, and our bodies all work together to send a unified, cohesive message. When we are in this particular state, words tend to […]

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E is for Energy

If you follow this blog you know we are working our way through the alphabet, selecting words for each letter that embody different aspects of speaking and presenting. We have made our way to the letter “E.” Energy. We all know how important energy is; too much and you feel like a nervous wreck, speaking […]

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D is for Dynamic

We have been exploring the qualities of great presenters, starting with A and on our way to Z. Each week we list one or several attributes of great presenters and communicators, and suggest some ways you can build that characteristic in your own speaking. If you want to play along, suggest your own great words […]

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C is for Courage

We continue describing effective presentation skills by the alphabet. C is for Courage. It takes a certain amount of courage just to get up and speak. It takes even more to be authentic, or to take a risk in front of your peers. Tap in to your courage like the cowardly lion in the Wizard […]

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