“But after they settle in, you’ve still got to be funny because for an hour, just that fact that they get to see you live in a theater is going to wear off if you’re not doing well.”
Those are the words of Jerry Seinfeld. And while he was speaking about stand-up comedy, he could have been speaking about public speaking. If a group of people are going to hear you speak for 20 minutes, 45 minutes or an hour, you need to be good “after they settle in.”
In our workshops, we teach our clients the keys to holding the attention of an audience throughout an entire presentation.
We focus on two areas:
- How to organize a message that is simple and focuses on audience needs. Speechworks teaches a simple Formula for focusing on listener needs. We believe that if you have strong content, you will be more confident when you get up to speak.
- How to deliver the message in a style that connects with the listeners. We focus on eye contact and energy in your body, voice, and face. Our coaches will give you private feedback on where you most need to improve.
Consider attending an upcoming workshop. We’ll help you keep your listeners interested.
Joey Asher has worked with thousands of business people helping them learn how to communicate in a way that connects with clients. His new book 15 Minutes Including Q&A: a Plan to Save the World from Lousy Presentations” is available now. He is also the author three previous books including “How to Win a Pitch: The Five Fundamentals That Will Distinguish You from the Competition”, “Selling and Communication Skills for Lawyers” and “Even A Geek Can Speak.”