5 Do’s and Don’ts of Making A Speech

How much more enjoyable could it be for speechgivers (and by extension, their audiences) if they followed the simple do’s and don’ts of maki

Crowdsourcing Material For Your Next Speech

One of the reasons people get stressed about giving celebratory speeches is that the pressure is all on them. But with some creative crowds

Why Your Speech Has To Have Purpose

One of the most important rules of speechwriting is that you must have a clear purpose. Defining your purpose will not only help you stay f

Why Can’t We Communicate Like We Used To?

We are all struggling with digital overload and the strain it puts on our ability to really communicate. How can we still use technology bu

The Worst Speeches Ever!

Unfortunately some of the most memorable speeches are for all the wrong reasons. Check out this list of worst-ever speeches and make sure y

Ten Minutes With Event Planner José Rolón

I had the pleasure of recently sitting down with New York event planner José Rolón. Jose’s easygoing style and calm under pressure makes...

Five Reasons Speeches Are A Lot Like Songs

Sometimes when I'm writing I envision what the speech would sound like if it were set to music. That's when I can really tell if it

What To Do When You Have Writer’s Block

When I was thinking about what to write for this blog post, I was coming up short. But then I realized the subject was right in front of me