What Separates Great Speakers from the Average?

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Have you ever wondered why some speakers do just an average job of keeping an audience’s attention, while other speakers keep listeners enthralled with their message? Watch the brief video above, which tells what separates the great presenters from the good ones.

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CONTACT ME TO ARRANGE A SPEECH COACHING SESSION
You’ll note that the video ends with my invitation to call me, so we can schedule one or more Speech Coaching sessions for you. That number again: 678-316-4300. And here is the link to the Web page that describes my Speech Coaching.

http://tinyurl.com/otlcgz

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http://bit.ly/iRv6EA

You’ll find beneficial guidelines for business communication and for speaking with “poise, power, and persuasion.” Click “Like” to stay connected for updates.

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Resources for Speaking Powerfully

Coaching a Leader

Among the resources I offer for learning to speak powerfully:

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER, “Winning Words and Ways.” To subscribe, on my Web site, put your name and e-mail address in the slots provided:
http://www.championshipcommunication.com

AUDIO CDs available on my Web site’s shopping cart:

“How to Speak with Poise, Power, and Persuasion”
“Always Push the Up Button: How to Stay Highly Motivated—Every Day!”
(Clearly, you have to stay highly motivated in order to motivate an audience.)

BOOK on my shopping cart:
The Complete Communicator: Change Your Communication, Change Your Life!

Link to the shopping cart:
http://commlampton.com/store/index.htm

FACEBOOK BUSINESS PAGE
http://www.facebook.com/Dr.BillLamptonCommunicationConsultant

BLOG
http://thecompletecommunicator.com

YOU TUBE VIDEOS

“Six Ways to Control Your Stage Fright”
“3 More Ways to Control Your Stage Fright”
“You Don’t Need to Imitate”
“How to Speak for Video Production”
“7 Ways to Lighten Up Your Speech”
“Don’t Start Your Speech by Telling a Joke”

Find each of these by entering titles in the You Tube search slot:
http://www.youtube.com

ARTICLES

“5 Ways to Captivate Your Audience in the First 5 Minutes”
http://bit.ly/yyHmYt

“5 Things You Want Them Saying After Your Speech”
http://bit.ly/w6UTsn

“Don’t Speak to Strangers”
http://bit.ly/rGAeK8

“Captivate Your Audience with Provocative Questions”
http://bit.ly/texTlX

“Speaking Tips for Your Video Production”
http://bit.ly/UjWSvD

SPEECH COACHING

When clients live close by, the Speech Coaching takes place on site.

When clients are not located nearby, distance learning works well, through Skype, video, phone sessions, and other methods. Currently I am working productively with a client based in Detroit.

Check my Speech Coaching page, to read more about my coaching and to see what clients are saying about how my services have benefited them:

http://commlampton.com/coaching.htm

VIDEO TRAINING
As you become more skilled as a speaker, you will want to produce videos–quickly, simply, and cost effectively. Many iPad owners don’t realize that their iPad camera has marvelous potential for video production. Here’s a description of how I can train you, with the assistance of veteran technology expert Mike Stewart, “The Internet Video Guy.”

http://bit.ly/10He5W6

CONTACT ME
Contact me to describe your Speech Coaching needs, so we can design a customized plan for you.

mailto:drbill@championshipcommunication.com

678-316-4300