Tag Archives: Christian Speakers

Quick Tip: What’s the Dress Code?

One of the best rules for how to dress for speaking presentations is this…dress one step above your audience. When in doubt, or better yet, always ask the event planner what the dress code will be. Advertisements

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Quick Tip: Event Planner Questions

Ask questions of the event planner about what they expect. Double check about denominational views too. Don’t get caught off guard because you failed to ask enough question ahead of time.  Make a list of standard questions you ask every … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Don’t Fidget

Do not play with your hair or clothing while on stage. If your undergarments, clothes or hairstyle are uncomfortable, change them.

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Quick Tip: Form Pictures

Cultivate the skill that your words form pictures in the minds of those listening to you speak or reading the words you’ve written in a book or a song.

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Quick Tip: Be an Early Bird

The early bird catches the worm! The earlier you start your book promotion the better. Starting 90 days before the book’s release date is recommended in order to sufficiently build buzz. A solid publicity plan can take up to 12 … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Prepare Questions and Answers

Prepare a written interview Q&A style. Post on the Media page of your website for easy access when you start booking media interviews.  

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Changing Our Atmosphere

Did you know that you can change your atmosphere? A couple of months ago, my precious friend, Michele Pillar, made me a sandwich with grilled bread. Oh my! That was like putting crack cocaine in front of an addict. I … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Highest and Best

Don’t try to be all things to all people. Be content to share your highest and best message with those God has called you to reach.  

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Quick Tip: Urgency

Some of the most important things in life are only accomplished if we have a sense of urgency. With regard to your speaking, writing, and other communication tasks, what are the things that you did to do sooner than others? … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Presentation Topics

If you narrow down your presentations to a handful that most closely align with your audience’s specific problem, your core message, down to the ones that are most effective, most requested, best received and most offered, you will be more … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Ask Questions

Ask your tribe/audience questions. Listen to them. Find where they need help the most. THEN and only then…look at your areas of experience, skills, expertise, and lessons learned. Be specific in the solution you offer to speak into their lives … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Find the Pain Point

Each type of audience can hear a similar message from your core message group, yet each audience has a different need. Find that pain-point, meet that specific need or solve their specific problem, and you have a winner!

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