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The Secret to Winning (Pt 3 of 3)

The Secret to Winning (Pt 3 of 3)

Continuing our series How to Win Anything, before you even begin, I want to conclude with one of my most important ritual that I do before every BIG keynote presentation and speaking engagement.

These 6 steps, if implemented, will help you live up to the potential of being a true Rock Star Presenter.  (Go here if you missed Part 1 or Part 2)

So here are the half-dozen rituals I do, by routine, before every keynote presentation. Read More


Shake off Your Jitters (Pt 2 of 2)

Shake off Your Jitters (Pt 2 of 2)

Last week I discussed what the No. 1 fear is for most people, public speaking. In part 2 of our series, I am going to give you my 3 tips for conquering this fear so you can start rocking the stage.

Mark Twain, who made most of his income from speaking, not writing, said, “There are only two types of speakers in the world. Read More


Shake off Your Jitters (Pt 1 of 2)

Shake off Your Jitters (Pt 1 of 2)

A while back I was giving a two-hour training to a group of a few hundred sales professionals.

In the front row were a couple of women who kept smiling, giggling, elbowing each other and pointing at me.

I thought, “Man, I’m killing them up here. I must be in The Zone!”

I was so encouraged that I got even more passionate and animated in my presentation. Read More


Be a ROCK STAR Presenter (Pt 3 of 3)

Be a ROCK STAR Presenter (Pt 3 of 3)

We have been talking about how to become a ‘rock star’ presenter (Part 1, Part 2). Let me now give you the all-so-important bread around the meat of your presentation…

The (not so) Secret Rock Concert Formula Every rock star knows the secret to a great performance is to START and END with their very best songs to create a shock-and-awe opening and a knockout close. Read More


Be a ROCK STAR Presenter (Pt 2 of 3)

Be a ROCK STAR Presenter (Pt 2 of 3)

If you’re looking for Part 3 of Darren Hardy’s post, click here.

First of all, thank you for all your contributions to the discussion in Part 1 of this series. Some great ideas were shared, some of which I added to my own notes. Well done!

I interviewed Carmine Gallo recently, who wrote the book The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience. Read More