Your ability to focus the content of your talk is critical to your audience being able to follow the concepts you present to them. From a performance perspective, you can use focus to direct your audience’s attention.
Nothing truly remarkable ever comes from playing it safe. You have to be willing to take risks as a speaker.
Grit is having the mindset that allows you to dig in and do the task that needs to be done, especially when you really don’t want to do the task.
If you want to be world class, it is necessary to work hard. Make that “work your @$$ off!” It is also critical to play hard…
Create rituals around crafting your content and around perfecting your performance if you want to be truly unforgettable.
As long as you put your heart and soul into your content and you speak with authenticity, it’s going to be worth it every single time.
Your mindset matters. When you choose to commit to your content and to your performance, that’s when you can deliver a talk that people will remember.
The audience wants to feel like they’re right there with you, almost like being an invisible character within your story.
Once I started telling the story I didn’t want to share, it was transformational. There are treasures in your stories.
Open your mind to all the possibilities that are around you and use story to help bring these points to life.