Tag Archives: public speaking for business

Business Storytelling – How to be Memorable

5 Secrets to Memorable Business Storytelling. Business Storytelling. Everyone is talking about it, few do it well. Business Storytelling is a buzzword among entrepreneurs and leaders. But honestly, how many people actually do it well? You are probably a “natural” storyteller, think of the “water cooler” stories. But what may happen when you present to… Read More »

How to create and deliver an Ignite style talk

How to make sure your Public Speaking is concise and compelling There are many different styles and formats in Public Speaking. The fast paced Lightning Talks are a lot of fun. I recently gave an Ignite style talk and I want to offer some tips on how to create one. My mantra ever since I… Read More »

8 Spectacular Storytelling Tips to Spice up your Speaking

Are you a master at storytelling? If you would like to be more engaging, get more bookings and be more relatable as a speaker, then mastering the art of storytelling is a great way to stand out from the crowd. In this article, I will share with you 8 Spectacular Storytelling Tips to Spice up… Read More »

Vulnerability in Public Speaking. Be Real Be Present Be You

It Takes Courage Making an authentic connection with your audience takes courage. If you want to create an impact it requires being yourself. For some that’s hard. It’s a lot easier when public speaking, to talk about the latest company figures or systems. Peeling back the onion layers of your unique self can be hard,… Read More »

Conversation Community Connection – The Power of Live Storytelling

Stories From The Heart Guest Blog By Jacqui Alder “Our life is a series of moments. These moments become our stories” Lisa Evans And so it was with the 4th Stories From The Heart event on the 27th November 2016 at Lazy Susan’s Comedy Den, where Lisa Evans gathered a full house of diverse souls for… Read More »

Can you afford to have poor Public Speaking Skills?

Having world class public speaking skills is a must. In today’s competitive world, public speaking skills are highly regarded. It’s no longer a “nice to have”. If you want to connect, engage and influence, you have to be the best speaker you can be. Whether it’s one to few or one to many, if you want… Read More »

Stories From The Heart A Storyteller’s Experience

My live storytelling experience by Jacqui Alder Why I recommend participating in ‘Stories From The Heart’ live storytelling Perth events. As a child, I was privileged enough to hear life stories from around the world told by the elders in my extended family. Through those stories (some of which were even true) I gained a… Read More »

Public Speaking For Technical People

Talk to the human or a how to on Public Speaking for Technical People To be able to get ahead in your career, it’s important to be able to articulate your message clearly and concisely in a way that engages an audience. This can be a  challenge if you are  presenting technical information to a non-technical… Read More »

Make your audience feel valued. They are the most important part of your story

Are you listening? Have you ever been at a networking event having a conversation with someone, and they are looking over your shoulder to see who else more interesting may be around? As a public speaker, I have a fascination for the way people communicate and I often observe this happening. It’s incredibly rude! of… Read More »

Ending your speech well when Public Speaking. Don’t Fizzle

Try not to fizzle out, the ending of your speech is important as the introduction or the body.  There are some public speakers  who forget this fact and neglect to plan how they’ll concisely “wrap up” their speech. Consequently, they find themselves saying the same thing again and again, and leaving their audience members uninspired.… Read More »