Category Archives for "Delivery Strategies"

How to Keep Questions from Ruining Your Speech

Have you ever been advised to ask questions in your speeches? It’s sound advice, because questions can benefit you and your audience in many ways. However, I’ve seen many speakers destroy their speeches because of how they asked their questions.   Are You Really Interested? I’ve seen speakers ask questions only to have their audience […]

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9 The Crescendo: An Underutilized Tool for Speakers

Many speakers tell stories that have some ups and downs and maybe even good emotional twists and turns, but they don’t often reach a crescendo. Crescendos are so important because they are defining moments that bring the audience’s energy to its highest point. Without them, your audience can easily be deflated.   What’s a crescendo? […]

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