Build Your Elevator Speech, Floor-by-Floor, with - NO SWEAT! Transcript Fred Miller, "NO SWEAT Public Speaking!" I'm going to give you my Ultimate Elevator Speech. Let's get in the Elevator! Now, we're going to take this one floor at a time. 1st Floor: I'm Fred Miller. 2nd Read More
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Use PATTERN INTERRUPTS to . . .
• Keep Your Audience's Attention. • Make Them Receptive to Your Message. Your audience has the attention span of a gnat! Not only that, they are easily distracted by others in the audience, their phones, and a variety of things the speaker cannot control. A Pattern Interrupt is: something not expected and out of Read More
Use a DISCLAIMER to increase Audience Attention.
Transcript Fred Miller, “NO SWEAT Public Speaking!” Here’s a great way to hold your audience’s attention throughout your presentation. Start with a DISCLAIMER. Here’s one of mine: "We’re going to talk about Elevator Speeches and I’m going to show you my way. It works really, really well for me and lots of Read More
BETTER VIDEO: Three Things To Do!
Transcript Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking! Here are three ways to make your video better. Whether you're doing your own videos or you're on zoom call. Number One: SOUND! People will watch bad video, they won't listen to bad audio. Get a microphone that's a good one. This is Read More
MY BACKSTORY: “Google Me!”
MY BACKSTORY “Google Me!” Here is my ‘BackStory’ of how I came to use, and suggest using, the phrase: “Google Me! Picture this: You’ve sent out resumes, or, if in business for yourself, proposals for projects. You’re making follow-up calls and typically, you're going to hear something like this: “I received your Read More
A GREAT Elevator Speech: Your Audience will . . .
GET IT! Transcript Fred Miller, "NO SWEAT Public Speaking! The Goal, "GOAL!" of all communication is that the audience GETS IT! This definitely applies to Elevator Speeches. Because if they don't know who you are and exactly what you do, they're not going to hire you. Read More
My BACKSTORY “NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!”
My BACKSTORY “NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!” Here is the ‘BackStory’ of how I came to develop Elevator Speeches for myself and others, and write the best selling book: “NO SWEAT Elevator Speech!” Bill Prenatt, the founder of 'EXPERTS for Entrepreneurs', approached me at a meeting and said, “Fred, You’re our Public Read More
BACKSTORY: Much Better Zoom Presenter
BACKSTORY Much Better Zoom Presenter Here is the ‘BackStory’ of how I became a Much Better Zoom Presenter. In spring 2020 my wife and I were in South Africa. Covid was spreading quickly and forced us to cut our travel plans. We returned home on March 17th. The world we left was not the one we returned to! The Read More
My BACKSTORY: Finding An EDITOR
If You’ve Written or Ever Plan to Write a Book READ THIS ARTICLE! One of the things I stress in my coaching, speaking, and writing is the importance of STORIES! Life is all about stories. Specifically, your personal stories! Those stories support points in the body of your presentation. Your audience won’t Read More
VOCAL CUES are . . .
Transcript Fred Miller, NO SWEAT Public Speaking! Let's talk about nonverbal communication. Specifically, VOCAL CUES. VOCAL CUES are all aspects of words including silence. Let's look at some of those. PRONUNCIATION: That's the extent to which we articulate words clearly and distinctly. Example: Read More