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From the vault: 7 times to turn down a speaking gig

The Eloquent Woman

I'm more concerned when the call comes in advance, but only just barely (say, 3 days before or 2 days before). Typically, that means another speaker has cancelled, or the organizers didn't plan far enough in advance.

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From the vault: Balancing technical & non-technical for mixed audiences

The Eloquent Woman

If the room is packed with Nobel laureates, but the decision-maker is not, peg your remarks to the leader. Head off some questions with advance information. Can you post more detailed charts, data sets and analyses on an intranet or website sent to participants in advance?

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7 times you should turn down a speaking gig

The Eloquent Woman

I'm more concerned when the call comes in advance, but only just barely (say, 3 days before or 2 days before). Typically, that means another speaker has cancelled, or the organizers didn't plan far enough in advance.

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The Biggest Lesson You'll Ever Learn About Stage Fright to Become.

The Shy Speaker's Guide to Succes on Stage

There are the fundamentals, skills that every speaker must possess, and there are the advanced, specialized skills, something that the best speakers in the world have adopted, developed and refined (some mutually) exclusively in various capacities in crafting their skills.