Make a big space more intimate

Speak Schmeak

If you have more than 30 or 40 people in a large room, it will also benefit you to have a mic to take questions, so the audience can be heard as well. Check out these acoustically friendly and unfriendly spaces at Voice Academy for ideas. "In the boom, in the 80s, of comedy clubs, all these entrepreneurs were putting together these rooms with these high ceilings and 'Hey, look at this great comedy room!'

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Make a big space more intimate

Speak Schmeak

If you have more than 30 or 40 people in a large room, it will also benefit you to have a mic to take questions, so the audience can be heard as well. Check out these acoustically friendly and unfriendly spaces at Voice Academy for ideas. "In the boom, in the 80s, of comedy clubs, all these entrepreneurs were putting together these rooms with these high ceilings and 'Hey, look at this great comedy room!'

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Speaking Season 13 of 107

Speak and Deliver

skip to main | skip to sidebar Speaking Season 13 of 107 Posted by Rich Hopkins, Speaker, Author, Coach on Friday, August 27, 2010 Labels: Microphones , Minneapolis , Nebraska , North Platte , Ruby Tuesday Depending on your equipment, speaking can seem this dangerous. Ive spoken at 100s of venues over the last 22 years, and only used a corded mic, believe it or not, 2 or 3 times. I never fell to ground, but I did stumble once, and dropped the mic at one point.

New Decade, New Marketing

Speaker Launcher

If your photo has you holding a mic and you are standing in front of a white screen, then you probably need an update. Too many different ideas and your prospects will be confused. Yesterday during my workout, I was watching “So You Think You Can Dance&#. There was a section where they stopped the auditions and told the dancers what the do’s and dont’s for this year were. First thing to go? The male booty shake. No surprise there – who wants to see that?

The 4 Differences Between Stand-Up Comedy and Humorous Speaking

Speak and Deliver

skip to main | skip to sidebar The 4 Differences Between Stand-Up Comedy and Humorous Speaking Posted by Rich Hopkins, Speaker, Author, Coach on Monday, December 14, 2009 Labels: Bill Cosby , Humor , Humorous Speaking , Open Mic , Stand-Up Comedy On Monday night, I was interviewed by fellow speaking expert Felicia Slattery on the subject of using humor in public speaking, and specifically regarding my book, Go Ahead and Laugh. What Idea Will You Have Today?

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Use the microphone when you present

Executive Speech Coach

George, I agree with (and appreciate reading) your rules for using a mic. ► 2010 (76) ► December (7) How to Write, Structure & Prepare a More Effective. Executive Speech Coach - Business Presentations Business presentations tips for executives, sales presenters, managers, technical experts and professionals from the "Speech Coach for Executives" George Torok. Transform your business presentations into effective conversations.