The first rule of public speaking: F**k the rules

There are too many public speaking rules, and none of them necesssarily make you better. Maybe it’s time to throw out the rulebook entirely?

How to control your nerves

Everyone gets nervous. It’s perfectly natural! The best way to respond to those nerves is by firstly understanding what’s causing that stress.

A Speech Outline for Standup Comedy!

I recently used the Speech Outline Process to help a Coaching client develop a 5 minute Standup Comedy routine. Amy Doering is releasing a book and wanted a unique way of getting book publicity and media promotion. This only happens once (and she hasn’t been the same since!). Here’s Amy’s virgin standup appearance: Even though […]