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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

5 essential elements of a great speech

5 essential elements of a great speech
Have you ever been completely mesmerized by a speaker that can captivate an audience and hold their attention for seemingly endless amounts of time? What is it about these wizards of words that gets people to pay attention? For many, it’s their ability to create and present an effective […]

4 tips on how to close your speech

4 tips on how to close your speech
Have you ever been listening to a really fantastic speech…and then all of a sudden the speaker stops short with a smile and a nice “thank you for coming today,” and you’re left feeling unsatisfied?

The closing is your final chance to make a lasting impression on your audience. […]

3 Engaging Ways to Present and Leave People Wanting More

3 Engaging Ways to Present and Leave People Wanting More
How do you leave a strong first impression when you only have a limited time to present yourself? (i.e., in a fifteen-minute speech given at work, or in a five-minute conversation with someone in the queue for coffee)? After all, we all want to be remembered […]

3 Tips to Help Make You a Networking Star

One day your boss asks you to attend an event to meet some people in the industry. Don’t run away screaming just yet – here are some tips to improve your networking game

1. People are people, wherever you go.

Don’t be nervous about networking – it seems like a very awkward, overly constructed social interaction, but you […]

How To Create Rapport: 3 Simple Things You Can Do In Conversation

 How To Create Rapport: 3 Simple Things You Can Do In Conversation
Maybe being in the spotlight isn’t for you. But maybe, you DO want to feel comfortable in your own skin when you meet someone new. You’d love to be able to converse with others without worrying about sounding awkward, unapproachable or unfriendly. You just […]

5 Steps to Help You Ooze Charisma

5 Steps to Help You Ooze Charisma
What is charisma? You could ask ten different people that same question and you may get ten different answers. Charisma is a trait that many leaders and prominent figures in society possess. It allows them to capture the attention and affection of an audience. It is essentially the charm, […]

3 important speechwriting techniques to learn from pop songs

3 important speechwriting techniques to learn from pop songs
We can learn a lot from the world’s top songwriters. They know how to create memorable 3 or 4-minute songs that we can sing along to after the first listen. Here are just three examples we can use to write great speeches. Look out for more in […]

The power of the pause – 3 reasons to go quiet during your speech

The power of the pause – 3 reasons to go quiet during your speech
This is one I still need to remind myself of all the time. As a quiet girl, just like you, sometimes, I want to get the attention off myself as quickly as possible. So, I rush through what I have to say. […]

5 fab ways to open your speech with fireworks

5 fab ways to open your speech with fireworks
How many times have you heard a speech start with, “Good morning/good afternoon/good evening, ladies and gentlemen. My name is Suzy Snooze (or otherwise), and I’d like to tell you about ___ (fill in the blanks)”?

Uh oh…the boring-o-meter just hit maximum!!

Of course, there’s a time for saluting […]

4 techniques to help you remember your speech

4 techniques to help you remember your speech
Did you ever stand up to give a speech and find that your well-rehearsed lines just up and flew away, leaving you red-faced and stammering? I’ve been there, and it doesn’t feel good. In fact, it’s downright embarrassing.

Minimise your chances of forgetting by using the following techniques.
1. Don’t […]