You’ve got the ‘gig’ and you’ll get to showcase your expertise and experience. But why are you REALLY there? Darren and Mark answer this question by exploring, expounding and answering four deeper questions. Their responses will provide clarity and give you direction you need to make your next presentation unforgettable!
Photo by Cookie the Pom on Unsplash “I want to get better FASTER!” That’s how many emerging presenters think, and that’s what many say. There are certainly many ways to quickly improve in the myriad areas of speaking. When it comes to platform presentation, there’s one simple discipline that has served me well for more…
“LIVE YOUR DREAMS!” Millions have heard these words by the legendary Les Brown, who opens up to Mark and Darren about his incredible journey, which includes giving free speeches to 7-year-olds, hiding in the men’s room afraid to face his audience, and much more. His seasoned advice will help any speaker become unforgettable!
Do you have a story, a presentation, a sermon or experience that you haven’t used in a long time? Maybe you think it’s past its ‘USE BY DATE.’ Darren and Mark explain why and how to revisit the old, find the GOLD and rediscover the value that can make your next presentation unforgettable!
Today Mark and Darren help Denise Banks-Grasedyck uncover the power of her stories using ‘triads’…the power of three. Denise learns how characters and contrast can reinforce any message, and how to quickly identify a central theme. Her UNFORGETTABLE response? “As coaches, you are each amazing in your own right, however, together you are FIRE! TNT!”
How can you tell if you’re connecting with your audience? How can you make your characters come alive? How can your face, hands and body help to drive your message home? Body language expert Blanca Cobb shares…and shows…how your body language can engage your audience, magnify your message and make you unforgettable!
What happens when you STRETCH? Darren and Mark chat with four of their speaking students, Kory May, Amanda Mae Gray, Sara McGill, and Kathi Kulesza, about their stretch; the #77DayVideoChallenge. Their new relationships, international speaking opportunities, and business growth are proof that your stretch can expand your influence, increase your productivity, and make you unforgettable!
(Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash) I still remember it. The youth conference in Upstate New York. The event planner knew that I spoke to youth and had asked me to make a presentation to a small group of high school students. Truly, I didn’t want to accept the invitation to speak, but I…
After spending almost 6 years as a Prisoner of War, writing a book so people will STOP asking about it, giving over 400 FREE speeches, and telling stories for more than 45 years, the legendary Cap’t. Charlie Plumb sits down with Mark and Darren to explain it all. He shares techniques, dispenses wisdom, and gives…
Props can be powerful tools for supporting your premise and reinforcing your message. Should you use them? Why? When? How? Mark and Darren provide answers and offer examples that will help you to use props effectively and make your presentation unforgettable.
Without knowing it, we sometimes leave unanswered questions in the minds of our audience…open loops that we don’t close. Today Darren and Mark examine 4 such loops and explain how to close them to make your presentation unforgettable.
If you’ve ever left a presentation wondering, “Is that it?” it’s possible that the speaker didn’t close convincingly. Mark and Darren discuss 5 common closing mistakes…which they themselves have made…and offer simple yet solid solutions to help you close your unforgettable presentation with clarity and confidence.