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What Your Body Language Really Conveys

As a public speaker to both live and media audiences, your body should function in much the same way your vocal quality does: it should enhance and support your message, communicating without being distracting.   In my best-selling book, No Fear Speaking, I dedicate an entire chapter “Making the Body Express the Message” to the do’s…

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How to Make Your Visuals & Slides  Impactful & Never Boring

Visuals must assist and support. It is not a tool you use to direct or control your speech. You alone direct and control your speech. Many speakers make a major mistake of using a Power Point to make their speech for them. It is a big mistake. Ugh, death by Power Point. Visuals, audios, handouts, illustrations, whatever might assist or support…

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Fill Your Big Fat Funnel With Leads, Leads, Leads

I’m excited to forward you this extremely useful article from my good friend,Technology Company CEO and Advisor, Alex Eckelberry. Hope you find it helpful in acquiring more prospects and clients. The road to prosperity: The fat funnel Leads, leads, leads! Ask a sales person what they want, and the answer is simple: Leads. And not…

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The Real Art of Inspiring Others

How do you get to the place where you can inspire people by speaking, presenting or giving a speech? You begin by really believing in what you’re saying by having conviction about what you’re expressing and being whole and undiluted about the principles you’re teaching your audience. You’re getting them to see something they haven’t…

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Joe Yazbeck’s 30 No Fear Speaking Tips

The following thirty tips serve as a distillation of the key lessons learned from the materials of the book, No Fear Speaking by Joe Yazbeck. Feel free to review them anytime you have an upcoming speech or presentation and to use them as a reference guide. As long as you keep these tips and guidelines…

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3 Major Keys To Guarantee An Inspired Audience

* This article is an excerpt from the upcoming, highly anticipated book by Joe Yazbeck, No Fear Speaking: High-Impact Presentation Skills & Public Speaking Secrets to Inspire & Influence Any Audience Inspiration is a natural result of the highly desirable connection you create with your audience because of your compelling, expressive communication with them. There…

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Building Speaker Credibility with Support Sources

When you make a point, be it a major one or perhaps a sub-point in the course of your speech, I believe it’s extremely prudent to back it up with materials and sources that will give it credibility. Such support sources have the power to add authority to what you’re saying and give weight to…

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Using Visual Aids

Visuals must assist and support. It is not a tool you use to direct or control your speech. You alone direct and control your speech. Many speakers make a major mistake of using a Power Point to make their speech for them. It is a big mistake. Visuals, audios, handouts, illustrations, whatever might assist or support your communication and…

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Speaking With Charisma

Charisma is the ability to attract, charm, and influence the people around you. It is that “magic” that some people have. Some call it attractive personality, inspiration, influence or a brightness. Charismatic people are like diamonds; they sparkle and shine with personality and are immediately noticed in a crowd. Upon entering a room, they have…

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