Begun in 2007, my blog focuses on communication. I’m passionate about storytelling, speaking and speakers, body language, and what current brain research tells us about how humans communicate. I ask questions like, How do you move people to action through the spoken word? How do you influence people with your body language? And why does slide software more often hurt than help people communicate? I write about political speakers, professional speakers, and executives and rate them fearlessly on their speaking styles and the messages they attempt to deliver. More than 70,000 people have read my most popular blog posting to date, on “How to Write a Great Speech: 5 Secrets for Success,” first posted in January, 2011. I typically get several thousand readers per week. I post on Tuesdays and Thursdays most weeks.
Recent blog post
What Should A Public Speaker Wear?
One question that always comes up when working with a client on a speech – usually late in the process – is what should I wear? I only have average Male Fashion Sense – which means I’m somewhere between hopeless and OK on a good day – but I have seen a l...4 days ago
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