How to Give a Great Speech

TweetThe conference was large with 10,000 attendees in a major city at a great venue. The conference keynote speakers in the ‘big room’ were heavy hitters. They set the bar for the sessions throughout the conference. Plainly put, if you were a speaker chosen for the conference and you were not a heavy-hitting keynote speaker, […]

Why Can’t Your Presentations Be Great?

TweetWhy Can’t Your Presentations Be Great? If you are a presenter, there is no worse time in the agenda to have me in the audience than about 30 minutes after lunch. There have been occasions of audible snores, snorts and neck snaps coming from me at about 1:30 PM. Usually the warning signs are clear […]

Underwear Doesn’t Improve a Speech. Connecting with your Audience Does

Tweet Underwear Doesn’t Improve a Speech – Connecting with your Audience Does How many times have you heard someone say, “Just picture the audience in their underwear,”? While I am not sure who can stake a claim to originally coming up with that concept, I rue the day they first uttered the concept. Picturing an […]

Introducing Lead or be Led TV

Tweet Lead or be Led premieres today with my guest Book Yourself Solid author, Michael Port. This is an exciting addition in my quest to bring you GREAT leadership content! Lead or be Led is Web TV for Leaders.  Each week, I will interview the practitioners, authors, educators, social media experts, and nationally known […]

Community – Uncle Al Says, “I Want You!”

Tweet Uncle Al Says “I want YOU” for Community Engagement We are coming close to the one year anniversary of this website community.  It was more than a year ago my friend Joe Langhan, one of the creators of the Food Network, suggested I use WordPress as a way to communicate to people and build […]