Public Speaking Publicity: How to Write a Bio for Your Press Kit
Great Public Speaking
FEBRUARY 6, 2013
Most bios I read are more potent than sleeping pills. Some of the most talented authors write the worst bios. So do most professional speakers, who cram their entire life's history into their introduction, putting the audience to sleep long before they take the microphone. Don't even ask me what I think about the bios written by engineers, architects, accountants and attorneys. Why, oh why, do we make ourselves sound so boring?