Everyone will NOT like you as a speaker (or as a person for that matter). That may be the #1 thing you need to know to get over the fear of public speaking. Most public speakers allow the minority to cripple them with fear. They worry about the ONE who won’t like the speech, or […]
Boring drugs the audience. It automatically induces a big ol’ case of the drowsies. Transports folks directly to droolville. (And believe me, you do not want to have to hand out napkins with your presentation.)
That photo was snapped during my “Tricia” story at Carrie Wilkerson’s BOSS Event. Even the guy on the cell phone is laughing.
Here are 5.5.5 ways to avoid becoming a human tranquilizer…
When the meeting or event is over what do you want the audience to leave with? What concept? What idea? What unforgettable belief? What new opinion? What information? Your Purpose is the Bull’s-eye of the message, the target you want to hit. You may have noticed that a Bull’s-eye is part of my Evans Communication […]
This is my 60 minute presentation from BOSS. You’ll discover my off-beat wiring. Hear my story. And learn three truths to help us all become more successful and live with impact. Join Me for ENGAGE: How to Avoid Becoming a Human Tranquilizer!
Podcast of the Know Your Audience Article.
The #1 excuse or fear I hear the most from speakers is, “Who am I to speak to this group of people? I’m nobody special.” Ok, I know email is not the easiest way to pump you up and give you a motivational shot in the arm, but I’m going to give it my best. First, you […]
I teach a bible class every Sunday morning at church. Rarely do I mention any of my work. In fact, the most asked question my family gets is… “What exactly does Paul do?” My refusal to get “labeled” has now labeled me an enigma. However, yesterday in a class of about 100 we were talking […]
Here’s an image that makes it clear. You ARE a public speaker whether you want to be one or not!
The Ultimate Outcome When the meeting or event is over what do you want the audience to leave with? What concept? What idea? What unforgettable belief? What new opinion? What information? Your Purpose is the Bull’s-eye of the message, the target
Words create, command, and convince. Simple words such as “Would you like a cup of coffee?” cause an effect. Seconds before, coffee wasn’t on the agenda. Suddenly there’s the smell. The taste. The warmth. All from words. And a simple “Yes” will produce a cup just like you like it from the hand of another. […]
Jeff Goins’ Tribe Writers
“They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Carl W. Buechner
David likes Mugshots hamburgers. Knows the lyrics to every 80’s hit. Is down from 463 to 412 pounds. Carrie’s favorite color is orange. Has 3 girls and a boy. Can rock a stage as a speaker like nobody’s business. Chances are good you did not know about Mugshots or the color orange simply because you […]
My boys and I love Waffle House. Maybe it’s the golden waffles. Maybe it’s the bacon. Maybe it’s the risk associated with less than stellar health ratings. Regardless, we talk, we laugh we have a blast. That’s usually what happens when sharing a meal. So here’s the suggestion… take your audience out to eat. Literally. […]
Podcast version of Universal Stories
Too often we’re scared to launch our site, article, book or product because it is not good enough. I shall now prove to you once and for all that you should ship NOW! Once you feast your eyes on one of my early websites you will know that it is possible to engage your audience […]
We’ve got to stop giving in to the cravings of the crowd. Almost every blogger, writer and speaker on the planet is boring because they focus on giving people what they want.