Tue.Jul 03, 2012

Lessons from a drag queen

Speak Schmeak

Our very own diva, Cassidy Live performers know that the best way to get the audience's engagement is to include them in the show, whether it's making them feel like a rock star when they sing along, asking them questions that they can answer with a cheer, or bringing them onstage to participate.

Presenters: Do You Walk on Stage or Take the Stage?

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Good actors come on stage, deliver their lines, and leave.    Great actors take the stage.    Great speakers need to do the same.   What do I mean?    When some actors enter the scene, all eyes turn to them.    If you’re in the audience, you can’t help it – it’s the combination of emotion and surprise.    You’re not quite sure what they’re going to do next, and you can’t wait to see.

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Stories, anecdotes, and diversions

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Anecdotes, stories, and diversions bring a presentation to life. When we add something personal to a presentation, it is a gift from ourselves to the audience. It paints colour into our words, sharing our passion for the subject. The secret is to not leave the anecdote to chance. Plan it carefully. Know at what point you are going to introduce it, and most importantly, ensure you know how to link back into the presentation afterwards.

Guest Posting: The Slow Speech Movement, by Lee Glickstein

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Lee Glickstein is the founder of Speaking Circles International. This article first appeared in his Relational Presence Newsletter. Lee will be talking about the Slow Speech Movement at a no-fee Masterful Public Speaking teleclass on Tuesday, July 10, noon-1 pm Pacific Time. If you are inspired to join him, click here to register. The Slow [.]. Business Communication Public Speaking Lee Glickstein Slow Speech Movement

Lessons from a drag queen

Speak Schmeak

Our very own diva, Cassidy Live performers know that the best way to get the audience's engagement is to include them in the show, whether it's making them feel like a rock star when they sing along, asking them questions that they can answer with a cheer, or bringing them onstage to participate.

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I’m delighted to say that Barnes and Noble has chosen Can You Say A Few Words? which I wrote back in 1992) as a special promotion. Bristol Park Books is printing the hardbound edition right now, and the book will be widely sold in B&N stores by mid-late July. The book earned this praise from A.W. “Bill” Dahlberg, CEO of the Southern Company: “No one has better advice and more creative ideas than Joan Detz ”

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