I love presentations. I love going to them and I love giving them. You have a defined amount of time, during which a bunch of people come together to listen to a message. Whether your presentation is online (a SlideShare, a webinar) or in the real world (a talk to a large or small audience), Read More…
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In this episode of Youpreneur.FM, host Chris Ducker talks to entrepreneur and world-renowned public speaker Michael Port about how to prepare for a speech or presentation and tips on how to steal the show.
Have you ever really wanted to absolutely nail a sales presentation or speech? Or to know exactly how to bring out your best self in any and every setting?
Here to share how to do just that is Michael Port. Michael is an uber-successful entrepreneur, world-renowned public speaker, New York Times bestselling author, and credentialed actor.
Today, Michael shares insights on how non-actors can steal the show in any situation. He reveals how to bring the best version of ourselves in a sales pitch, a speech, or any other important area of life.
Chris and Michael cover the seven steps for preparing for a speech or presentation (or any other high-stakes setting), the five frameworks to build your speech, write your article, or create your presentation.
There are so many value bombs dropped in this episode, you’ll need to get your notebook out when you listen in!
In this one-hour episode of Youpreneur.FM, host Chris Ducker and Michael Port discuss:
What is the Performer’s Paradox?
How do you know if you’ve rehearsed enough?
What’s the best way to overcome stage fright?
Does Michael ever get nervous before he takes the stage?
Should you focus on a strong opening or a strong finish in your speech?
Much, much more!
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You’re great at writing copy, articles, and other long-form content. But do you stare blankly at the computer screen when it comes time to write a speech?
Maybe it’s because you are nervous about actually giving the speech live — which produces much more anxiety than clicking “publish” to make a blog post go live.
You can always go back and edit the post if you find a mistake or get an idea that will improve it. You can’t do that when giving a speech, though.
Once the words come out of your mouth, they’re out there and the moment is gone. And when giving a speech, the only thing that matters is the moment when all eyes are on you.
In this post, I’m going to address how to create content that is ready for prime time and how to be ready to steal the show when it’s your moment.
You’ll find these topics and more detailed in my new book, Steal the Show.
Writing speeches and stories
Excellent public speaking can be used to promote your big ideas, as well as change and transform the way people think, what they feel, and what they do.
Your performance can save the world. Literally.
If your performance results in one person in the room making a positive change in his or her life, you’ve changed the world.
If your performance results in a big sale that will make your company so much more successful that it will create