Ten Great Speaker Web Sites

If someone is thinking of hiring you to speak at their next event, it’s almost guaranteed that they will look at your web site. It will help them determine what your message is, your typical audience and what your likely fee is. First impressions are important – people will assess you based on the quality […]

Do speakers still need a One Sheet?

I’m in the process of designing a speaker ONE SHEET for a client. This is typically a printed document (or PDF) that provides an overview of a speaker and their current speaking topics. It’s a useful tool for meeting planners who have to sift through many potential speakers. During the selection process they will lay […]

Why You Should Talk Less And Say More

Some of the best communications advice I’ve read recently is to be found in Connie Dieken’s Talk Less, Say More.  Connie’s thesis is that world’s attention span is getting shorter, and she offers a 3-point plan for cutting through the clutter and capturing your audience’s attention quickly and efficiently. Her main point is incontrovertible.  Attention […]

Why Leaders Need To Be Authentic

For my blog today, I'm connecting to a podcast I did with Connie Dieken on her Influential Leaders blog.  Connie is super smart and does her homework and we had a great conversation about leadership and why leaders today need authenticity above any other quality.  The link will take you to Connie's blog, and links […]