How to Write a Powerful Opening

Last month’s newsletter focused on how to write a powerful closing. One question you may have asked yourself when reading it was, “How do I write a powerful opening?” The first and last sentences are the most important sentences in your speech. The first... Read More...

Who is Your Audience?

Public speaking is very similar to negotiation in that most of the work happens before you get to the table (see my favorite book on the subject, 3-D Negotiation). In negotiation, it’s about researching your counterparts and their interests, creating coalitions around... Read More...